After having his A-level in science, Julien worked with the Compagnons du Tour de France to learn the carpentry trade. This atypical path has led him to continue his studies in the timber industry. He graduated with a Master in Engineering Sciences of the National School of Wood Technology and Industries (ENSTIB) and he acquired a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in the meantime. He is now part of the NCCR Digital Fabrication as a researcher at the Chair of Timber Construction at EPFL.
His research focuses on the development of standardized prefabricated timber elements using wood-wood connections for basic building components. The main objectives are to prove the feasibility of this construction technique and developed simplified structural analysis methods convenient to use in practice.
Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication
Prefabricated Structural Timber Elements using wood-wood connections
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