Timber Construction Award


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Application Documents

Deans Office at Faculty of Civil Engineering
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1
52074 Aachen


Burkhard Walter and the Faculty of Civil Engineering of RWTH Aachen University praise the timber construction prize, which is awarded to outstanding final works in the field of the of constructive timber construction. The prize is endowed with a total of € 3,500.

To the sponsor of the prize

Dipl.-Ing. Burkhard Walter is the founder and managing owner of B. Walter Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH with locations in Aachen and Duisburg. Mr. Walter graduated Civil Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University in 1982 and founded his own Engineering office in 1984. He is a publicly appointed and sworn expert for Holzbau, member of numerous technical committees and multiple winner of the timber construction award the federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate. His engineering office belongs to the of the most prestigious addresses for timber construction and has a number of sophisticated and successfully completed projects.



Theses (doctorates, master theses) written at RWTH Aachen University and completed no more than two years ago may be submitted.

Please submit the following documents for your application:

  • Description with reason
  • Abstract of the work
  • Thesis as PDF file
  • Curriculum vitae of the candidate with photo

Applications can be submitted until 30.11.2019 by .

The evaluation of the applications and the selection of the prize winners will be carried out by Dipl.-Ing. Burkhard Walter with the support of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benno Hoffmeister.



An application for the Timber Construction Award is currently not possible.