Benjamin Wäfler


MSc ETH Civil Engineering, BA Architecture

Personal Information:

  1. Born in Aarberg (BE) | 1979
  2. Study of Architecture at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Burgdorf | BA 2003
  3. Study of Civil Engineering at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich | MSc 2009
  4. Three stays of continued education at UME Gradute School in Pavia, Italy | 2013 and 2014
  5. Member SIA
  6. Member SGEB

Professional Experience:

  1. Design Architect at Wild Bär Architects in Zurich | 2003 - 2005
  2. Project Civil Engineer at Walt + Galmarini in Zurich | 2007 - 2010
  3. Project Manager and Earthquake Specialist at Basler & Hofmann in Zurich | 2011 - 2015
  4. Earthquake Specialist at LENAR in Zurich | 2015 - today
  5. Director of Construction at Foundation Zürcher Kinder- und Jugendheime in Zurich | 2016 - today
  6. Lectureship at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Burgdorf | 2017 - today

Focus Areas:

  1. Earthquake Engineering
  2. Construction Owner Consultancy and Representation