Yves Govaerts

PhD Researcher

Junior researchers Architectural Engineering (ARCH) Heritage & Preservation
  • Current position PhD Researcher
  • Contact Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Faculty of Engineering Sciences
    Department of Architectural Engineering
    Pleinlaan 2
    Building K - Room 1.01
    BE-1050 Brussels
  • Phone +32 (0)2 629 28 46
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  • Website www.vub.ac.be

Ir. arch. Yves Govaerts is a PhD researcher at the Department of Architectural Engineering of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He obtained the degree of “Master of Sciences in Architectural Engineering” at the VUB in 2012. The following year, he started his PhD research under the supervision of prof. dr. arch. Ann Verdonck, prof. dr. ir. arch. Michael de Bouw en prof. dr. ir. Wendy Meulebroeck. This research focuses on the determination of sustainable and appropriate restoration strategies for stone imitating plasters on historic façades. For this research Yves received a PhD grant from the Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT) for 4 years in October 2012.