Yves Weinand is an architect and structural engineer and founder of the Bureau d’Etudes Weinand in Liège. Since 2004 he has been professor and head of the IBOIS Laboratory for Timber Constructions at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), where he directs an interdisciplinary group of architects, engineers, mathematicians, and computer scientists, who perform research work in the fields of timber ribshells, folded timber plate structures, woven timber structures, integral mechanical wood–wood connections, and robotically assembled timber structures.
1963 Born in Eupen, Belgium
Architectural Studies, Institut Supérieur d'architecture Saint-Luc in Liège, Belgium, Diploma work "Vita activa et vita contemplativa"
1986 Diploma in Architecture "avec distinction"
Studies in Civil Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, Switzerland Diploma work " Structure spatiale réalisée à partir de simples planches"
1994 Diploma in Civil Engineering
1998 PhD in structure engineering, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische
Hochschule, RWTH Aachen, Germany "la grande distinction"
Other Education: Staatliche Hochschule für bildende Künste, Städelschule, Francfort, Germany
Languages: German - French - English, comprehension of written Dutch
1987-1988 Architect, Architecture Office Matti Vuorio in Helsinki, Finlande
1988-1989 Architect, Architecture Office Acheson Thornton Doyle in New York, USA
1989-1990 Independent architect, Brussels, Belgium
1994-1999 Scientific collaborator, Chair of Structure, Faculty of Architecture, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany
1996 Founder of Bureau détudes Weinand, SPRL, architects and engineers, in Liège, Belgium
2001-2004 Full Professor, Director of the Institute of Structure, Faculty of Architecture, Technische Universität Graz, Austria
2002-2003 Visiting professor at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland. Creation of the Architectural Studio New Modeling
Since 2004 Associate Professor and director of the Chair of Timber Structures IBOIS, Ecole polytechnique fédérale, Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland
2008 Foundation of the start-up SHEL, architecture, engineering, production, design with Hani Buri, Genève, Switzerland
Teaching & PhD
- Civil Engineering
- Doctoral Program in Architecture and Sciences of the City
- Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Nguyen Anh Chi
Rezaei Rad Aryan
Past PhD StudentsBuri Hans Ulrich ...
Demoures François Marie Alain ...
Gouaty Gilles ...
Hahn Benjamin ...
Hudert Markus ...
Nabaei Seyed Sina ...
Natterer Johannes ...
Robeller Christopher Werner Matthias ...
Roche Stéphane Nicolas ...
Stitic Andrea ...
Stotz Ivo ...
Sensitize students to understand and to dimension innovative existing constructions under consideration of architectural and structural aspects.Deepen the technical understanding of selected build masterpieces. Fabricate physical models representing struc...Section of Architecture, 2018-2019, Autumn semester, language : french
Section of Architecture, 2018-2019, Bachelor semester 5, language : french
Teaching the students to understand and to design innovative timber constructions under consideration of architectural and structural aspects. Learning parametric tools in order to build physical models representing structural fragments and detailsSection of Architecture, 2018-2019, Autumn semester, language : french
Section of Architecture, 2018-2019, Master semester 1, language : french
Section of Architecture, 2018-2019, Master semester 3, language : french
Teaching the students to understand and to design innovative timber constructions under consideration of architectural and structural aspects. Learning parametric tools in order to build physical models representing structural fragments and details.Section of Architecture, 2018-2019, Master semester 2, language : french
Section of Architecture, 2018-2019, Master semester 4, language : french
Section of Architecture, 2018-2019, Spring semester, language : french