Faculty of Engineering

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
1050
Brussel
Belgium

Architectural Engineering

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
1050
Brussels
Belgium
Contact
Phone: +32-2-6292845

Expertise

Ir. arch. Romain Wibaut is a PhD researcher at the Architectural Engineering department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He obtained the degree of "Bachelier en Sciences Appliquées" at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in 2014 and graduated “Master of Sciences in Architectural Engineering” within the BruFace program (ULB and VUB) in 2016. Later that year he started a joint PhD research under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ir. Arch. Ine Wouters at the VUB and Prof. Dr. Thomas Coomans at the KU Leuven. His research focuses on the construction technologies, architectural-historical contextualization, and present heritage challenges of church roofs in Belgium (1830s-1940s). This research received financial support from the Strategic Research Program on Construction History of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and the Brussels-Capital Region.

Research output

  1. Hidden Above Church Vaults: The Design Evolution of Early Iron Roof Trusses in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Belgium

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  2. Au-dessus des voûtes, la modernité ! Conception et construction des charpentes en béton armé dans les églises bruxelloises (1935-1940)

    Research output: Contribution to specialist/vulgarizing publicationArticleVulgarizing

  3. Boven de gewelven, de moderniteit! Ontwerp en uitvoering van dakgebinten in gewapend beton van Brusselse kerken (1935-1940)

    Research output: Contribution to specialist/vulgarizing publicationArticleVulgarizing

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Activities

  1. Interuniversity research seminar Construction History Belgium

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar

  2. I Love Science Festival

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in or organizing a festival/exhibition

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