Gagik Galstyan

Gagik Galstyan is the Rector of the National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia. In his work as architecture and construction specialist, he has participated in several reconstructions of buildings such as the Yerevan Opera and Ballet Theatre in 1983, the Lazaryan Seminary in Moscow in 1985, and in the Spitak Earthquake zone. In 1992 has founded the Horizon construction company whose first project was the construction of an administrative building of ‘Hayeconombank’ in 1993. Significant other projects are: with the municipality of Yerevan, the government building #3, the reconstruction of the Central Bank, the reconstruction of movie theatre ‘Moskva’; the museum of national art by the ‘Lins’ programme. In 2008 he defended his PhD in engineering sciences on ‘Development of compositions of the modified concrete on natural fillers of Armenia for monolithic construction’. In 2011 he defended his thesis for a Doctor’s degree on ‘Constructional Problems of long-lived buildings and structures’.