Denis Zastavni, PhD Arch.Eng.


Denis Zastavni is a Dr. Arch. Eng. and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urbanism [LOCI] at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium where he lectures on structures, materials and technologies in architecture. He has worked as a structural engineer and architect for over ten years and still works as a consulting engineer on specific structures. His doctoral thesis was on Robert Maillart’s design methods, for which he received the Benvenuto prize in 2008. His main publications are on structural design, pedagogical approaches to teaching structure and technology, and Robert Maillart’s designs. He has a passion for research focused on structural design approaches and tools and on deepening his knowledge of Robert Maillart’s structural methods. With more junior colleagues he is currently applying these methods to masonry, concrete and timber structures and incorporating them into computer-aided design tools.
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