Pieter Pauwels

Category: Tenured Academic Staff
Phone: +32 (0)9 264 37 42


Pieter Pauwels currently is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning in Ghent University (Ghent, Belgium). He holds a Master degree (2008) and PhD degree (2012) in engineering – architecture, both obtained at Ghent University. He graduated with a theoretical research on the ICT conception of an integrated architectural design environment. During his PhD research, he investigated how and to what extent information system support can be provided for architectural design thinking. After finishing his PhD thesis in 2012, Pieter started a 2-year postdoctoral research project at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) in the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Currently, he is back at Ghent University, working as a full-time researcher on topics affiliated to Building Information Modelling, Linked Building Data (, Linked Data in Architecture and Construction.