Façade Engineer, COWI
After his training as a structural engineer in Delft, Jaap has worked on a range of project in both Scandinavia and the Middle East. Later in his career, his focus has become a combination of façade engineering, structural engineering and computational design.
In his role as façade engineer, Jaap has worked on a number of high-profile projects like Tivoli Corner in Copenhagen, the Terminal 3 extension at Copenhagen airport and the new central station in Trondheim. Most recently, Jaap is working on the Water culture house on Paper island in the center of Copenhagen.
Besides working on projects, Jaap has supported various industry players with the development of standardized solutions, like the VELUX Modular Skylights, Rockwool Redair and Kvadrat softcells.
Finally, Jaap has acted as an independent expert for both Danish courts and the Danish Arbitration board on several façade related disputes.