Will Laufs

Recent Visiting Faculty (Bedford Chair):

Will Laufs.

Will Laufs works in the field of structural, façade engineering and specialty structures design in North America and worldwide, focusing on the use of new materials, energy efficiency, transparent glass enclosures, challenging international structures with complex geometries, and architectural building elements, where 3D structural form-finding and detailing have an important influence on aesthetic appearance and identity of spaces. He lives and works in New York City, and was raised and educated in Germany. Will believes in the unity of architecture, sustainability, and structural engineering, focusing towards one single integrated design approach, having been trained in both Structural Engineering and Architecture.


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