Yves Weinand_ archineering & materials

Architecture, engineering, materials …

Yves Weinand (Council Member) is an architect and structural engineer and founder of the Bureau d’Etudes Weinand in Liège / Belgium. He is currently working on the Vidy Theater in Lausanne where timber is used as the main structural component. Since 2004 he has been Professor and Head of IBOIS Laboratory for timber constructions at EPFL. Here he directs an interdisciplinary group of architects, engineers, mathematicians and computer scientists who perform research work in the fields of timber rib shells, folded timber plate structures, integral mechanical attachments and assembly processes. Prof. Weinand was a jury member of the Engineering Contest at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 in Versailles.


Energy Endeavour Foundation – 9 September 2017