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Gijs Libourel

P.E. Principal


Gijs Libourel is experienced in façade engineering, structural engineering, multidisciplinary project management and fabrication modeling. Throughout his career, he has served as lead designer and project manager for projects in the U.S. and globally in such market sectors as cultural and institutional, mixed-use, sports, residential and commercial. Since joining Thornton Tomasetti in 2015, Gijs has focused primarily on façade engineering projects. He employs a holistic approach to design, balancing sound façade engineering with an eye for aesthetics and a commitment to meeting the needs of clients and owners. During his career, Gijs has collaborated with many eminent architects including Adjaye Associates, Michael Maltzan Architecture, NBBJ, Snøhetta and Studio Gang.


M.S., Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology

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When faced with problems that might seem otherwise insurmountable, Gijs excels in finding creative and effective solutions.