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Kangaroo wins at 1st ALGODeQ competition

ALGODeQ is an international competition for algorithmic design programs, held for the first time this year.
There were 190 entries from 43 countries, judged by a large panel of professors and practitioners from around the world, in a multi-stage process.
The original intent of the organisers had been to award a single Grand-Prix, with an award of 1 million Yen, but during the judging process it was decided to award multiple highest prizes in 3 separate categories.

It is a pleasure and an honour to announce that Kangaroo was awarded the highest prize in the category 'Infrastructure as the grounding matrix for design'.
I am particularly pleased that this recognises Kangaroo as a general physics platform which is built upon by users for multiple different specific design applications.
So I'd like to thank all of this community for the enthusiasm and encouragement through the many applications of Kangaroo you have demonstrated.
I'd also like to congratulate the prize winners in the other 2 categories - RhinoVault and LMN Architecture.
Preparations are already underway for the second competition - I hope this continues to encourage future work in the field of algorithmic design and design tools.

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Comment by taz on November 4, 2014 at 5:44pm

Jolly good, mate!  Are you famous now?

(...but, after converting 1 million Yen to USD, not quite rich & famous...)

Comment by Arthur Mamou-Mani on November 4, 2014 at 5:30pm

Bravo Daniel and most importantly thank you. Hope to see you soon!

Comment by dvdrbls on November 4, 2014 at 5:05pm

Congratulations Daniel, it is really an amazing tool.

Comment by Tudor Cosmatu on November 4, 2014 at 4:22pm

Very cool! congrats!

Comment by Tuan N. Tran on November 4, 2014 at 3:41pm

Bravo!!!  Well deserved.

Comment by Kaveh Alagheband on November 4, 2014 at 3:11pm

Kangaroo's fame among users says it all. Congrats.

Comment by DIGITALAB on November 4, 2014 at 3:06pm

Congratulations !Well deserved . Thank you.

Comment by Marios Tsiliakos on November 4, 2014 at 2:36pm

Congrats Daniel!

Comment by Agnes Tan on November 4, 2014 at 2:13pm

Congratulations!!! 

Comment by Pieter Segeren on November 4, 2014 at 1:51pm

Congratulations Daniel, like everyone around here knows and says: you've done so much for us, you truely deserve this.

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