Prof. Dr. Yves Weinand
Yves Weinand, architect and civil engineer, obtained his degree in architecture in 1986 at the Institut Saint-Luc in Liège, Belgium. After working as an independent architect in Helsinki, New York, and Brussels, he combined work with studies at the EPF Lausanne, Switzerland, graduating in 1994 with a degree in civil engineering. From then on, he took part in teaching and research in the field of engineering as an assistant to the Chair of Structural Studies at the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnical Institute of Rhein-Westfalen, Germany. Since 1996, Yves Weinand has been the proprietor of the Etudes Weinand Bureau, engineering and architectural consultants in Liège. In 2004, he was appointed Associate Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Timber Construction at EPF Lausanne. He participated in numerous competitions, juries and exhibitions, both within and outside Belgium, and has designed and carried out projects which always combine architecture with civil engineering. Yves Weinand joined the NCCR Digital Fabrication in June 2014 as a principal investigator.