Hommage Dirk Jaspaert - 5 interviews with architects – Final Result Special Topic ‘Structure in Architecture’


5 different architectural practices: 360 architecten, 51N4E, Eugeen Liebaut, awg architecten en Marie-José Van Hee, were interviewed on their collaboration with BAS, an office for structural engineering founded by Dirk Jaspaert. Dirk Jaspaert belongs to the eminence grise of the designerly oriented structural engineers in Belgium.

Through the inquiry of concrete experiences and Dirk Jaspaert as a person, the role of structure in architecture and the importance of the contribution of the stability engineer is questioned.

The results of the interviews can be seen through:

All interviews are prepared, conducted and edited during the spring of 2022 by master students of Civil Engineering: Architecture at the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, in the context of the Advanced Topic “Structure in Architecture: Hommage Dirk Jaspaert”, under the guidance of Tilke Devriese and the supervision of prof. Maarten Van Den Driessche.