Prof. Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Joseph Schwartz has been Professor for Structural Design at the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, since February 2008. He obtained his diploma in civil engineering from ETH Zurich in 1981 and his doctoral degree in 1989. His dissertation on the subject of non linear stability of masonry walls and reinforced concrete columns was awarded the ETH Silver Medal. Since 2002 he is owner of a civil engineering office in Zug which is involved in the design of building structures in close cooperation with several leading Swiss architects. In addition, he is Chairman of the Swiss Structural Masonry Code Committee. Joseph Schwartz joined the NCCR Digital Fabrication in 2016 as an associated investigator. Since 2018 he is a principal investigator.
Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication
- Davide Tanadini: Limit analysis of timber-to-timber connections