Save the date: ASSEMBLEA 2021

The Assemblea is the yearly meeting for all students and staff of the Faculty of Architecture of KU Leuven. With a lively program consisting of introductions, guided tours, debates, workshops and informal talks, the students will be informed about their study environment of the coming year(s). The program will be finetuned for Bachelors and Masters […]

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Save the date: ASSEMBLEA 2021

The Assemblea is the yearly meeting for all students and staff of the Faculty of Architecture of KU Leuven. With a lively program consisting of introductions, guided tours, debates, workshops and informal talks, the students will be informed about their study environment of the coming year(s). The program will be finetuned for Bachelors and Masters […]

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Going Public lecture by Oana Stănescu 20/05

Please join us for our next lecture in the Mediating Tactics engagement, curated by Thierry Berlemont Introduction by Pieterjan Ginckels OANA STĂNESCU A conversation about the architecture and the architecture behind architecture. http://oanas.net/ Thursday 20/05/2021, 17:30 – 19:00 On Zoom, please register via http://bit.ly/oanastanescu Intro leaflet as pdf The GOING PUBLIC program of the Faculty […]

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Going Public lecture by Filip Geerts 19/05

FILIP GEERTS Vittorio Gregotti 1927—2020 – A eulogy Wednesday 19 May 2021, 18.00 – 19.30 On Zoom, please register via http://bit.ly/filip-geerts Gregotti’s 1966 ‘Il Territorio dell’architettura’ planted the recursive relationship between architecture and territory at the juncture of theory and praxis in architecture culture. The significance of the title being ʻthe territory of architectureʼ and […]

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Expo: Curating Craftsmanship 5/05 -16/06

Constant adaptation PROTOTYPE When ‘making’ and ‘discovering through making’ is central to the realisation of space, there are unknowns, uncertainties and gaps in our knowledge. The prototype serves in that context as a testing ground, a controlled experiment. The prototype touches on the idea of constant adapting as it plays a role in exploring ways […]

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Online expo: Curating Craftsmanship Prototype

Constant adaptation PROTOTYPE When ‘making’ and ‘discovering through making’ is central to the realisation of space, there are unknowns, uncertainties and gaps in our knowledge. The prototype serves in that context as a testing ground, a controlled experiment. The prototype touches on the idea of constant adapting as it plays a role in exploring ways […]

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ALUMNINET is history – GO CONNECT !

KU Leuven Connect is thé platform to connect the academic with the professional world. The sooner we can fully upload this platform, the sooner we can share our academic and professional network with our students and teachers, develop an extensive most interesting internship network, become a platform for our emerging architects, urban planners and researchers, […]

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Lectures

The lecture series within the Going Public program is geared towards an international audience inside and outside the Faculty of Architecture. Therefore, all lectures are in English and have a scope that potentially reaches a wide audience. The lectures can highlight on the one hand a theme that is currently addressed in (one of) the […]

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Going Public lecture by Jan Boelen 12/05

Introduction leaflet as pdf. Engagement: Craftsmanship Curated by Tomas Ooms JAN BOELEN Tools for debate The lecture will show exhibitions, artworks and materials as tools to connect different stakeholders. The different formats or prototypes serve as Trojan horses to instigate change, design relations and build future projects differently. Wednesday 12/05/2021, 18:00 – 19:30 Please register […]

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Going Public lecture by Geoff Goldberg 06/05

Engagement: Legacy Curated by Gisèle Gantois Complex geometry is often used as a challenge to conventional architecture. Provocative and unusual shapes are discussed through examination of their formal origins and tectonic resolution. Thursday 06/05/2021, 17:30 – 19:00 CET Please register via http://bit.ly/ggoldberg Intro leaflet in pdf The GOING PUBLIC program of the Faculty of Architecture […]

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Debate: Learning in Lockdown: How the pandemic redefines architectural education 29/04

Engagement: The Brussels Way, curated by Patrick Moyersoen An online debate organized and moderated by: Dag Boutsen Gideon Boie Patrick Moyersoen Léa Deniele Eneida Berisha Thursday 29/04/2021, 18:30 – 20:00 Please register via http://bit.ly/learninglockdown The architectural discipline has been deeply affected by the pandemic. Suddenly questions are raised over architectural concepts and uses that were  previously […]

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Going Public lecture by Dirk Hebel 22/04

Mediating Tactics engagement, curated by Thierry Berlemont. DIRK HEBEL: Constructing alternatives The 21st century needs to face a radical paradigm shift in how we produce materials for the construction of our habitat. While the period of the first industrial revolution, in the 18th and 19th century, has resulted in a conversion from regenerative (agrarian) to […]

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Going Public lecture by Arif Hasan 01/04

Introduction leaflet (pdf) Urban Cultures, curated by Martino Tattara. ARIF HASAN: Karachi’s Planning: The truth behind the façade Introduced by Asiya Sadiq Karachi, like many other cities in the South, has a Strategic Development Plan and previously many Master Plans. However, the manner in which the city is planned and grows has very little to […]

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Going Public lecture by Lennert Loos 18/03

Laurens Luyten will introduce our next guest for the Going Public lecture #25, part of the Craftsmanship engagement, curated by Tomas Ooms. Lennert Loos WHO WILL DO THE JOB? Computational design is now firmly embedded in architectural design practices. Assuming that computers can handle complexity better than we can: when will the moment come when […]

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Going Public lecture by Álbio Nascimento & Kathi Stertzig – The Home Project 04/03

Introduction leaflet (pdf) Thierry Lagrange will introduce our next guests for the ‘Going Public’ lecture #23, part of the Craftsmanship engagement, curated by Tomas Ooms. ÁLBIO NASCIMENTO & KATHI STERTZIG – THE HOME PROJECT Why invent what’s already been invented? About design in context or how to engage with situated craft practices. Everyone is welcome […]

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Going Public lecture by Britt Baillie: Agonistic Heritage in the Quest for Decolonisation 10/02

Everyone’s welcome to join us for lecture #22 in our Going Public series! This lecture is part of our ‘Legacy’ engagement, curated by Gisèle Gantois. Wednesday 10 February, 17.30-19.00 Online via Zoom: please register here. Facebook, Instagram BRITT BAILLIE: ‘Agonistic Heritage in the Quest for Decolonisation’ Memorials are often purported to be a symbolic means […]

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Going Public #22

For our new Going Public event on February 10, 2021 we welcome three alumni from 2020! Their presentations will reflect on the master dissertation studios: – Enver Peeters (Drie dromen) – Iulia Ilie (Architectures of Transition) – Vincent Leonard Matzmorr (Unlocking Civic Potential in Ostend: The Europacentrum Case) Later that day you can join us for […]

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ASSEMBLEA studiokeuze / choice of the design studio 10/02/21

ZOOMLINK TO THE RECORDING OF ASSEMBLEA ! Note: Since playback via this link could be stalling, please find below the Youtube embeds. During the ASSEMBLEA event on February 10 2021, the masters studios (architecture) for the second semester will be presented by the teachers, and master students will be able to ask questions in order […]

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Online lecture by H Arquitectes – Roger Tudó 16/12

Welcome! GOING PUBLIC Lecture Series #21 Engagement: Craftsmanship Curated by Tomas Ooms HARQUITECTES – Roger Tudó ‘The Invisible’ Introduced by BRAM AERTS Wednesday 16/12/2020, 17:30 – 19:00 online. Please register on https://bit.ly/rogertudo Introduction leaflet FB event We are convinced that interactions with natural phenomena, in addition to optimizing resources, deeply link architecture to its surroundings. […]

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Online lecture by Hilde Braet 9/12

GOING PUBLIC Lecture Series #20 Engagement Legacy Curated by Gisèle Gantois HILDE BRAET Profiles of Paroxysm Wednesday 9/12/2020, 17h30 – 19h00 online (please register on https://bit.ly/hildebraet in order to receive the lecture link) The philosophical concept of paroxysm, derived from visual culture, will be linked to some of the ‘hard-core’ heritage projects of the Rietveld […]

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Online lecture by Ines Weizman 02/12

GOING PUBLIC Lecture Series #19 part of the Legacy engagement, curated by Gisèle Gantois INES WEIZMAN The Microhistory of Macrocartography: Modernism Across the Sykes-Picot line Wednesday 02/12/2020, 17h30 – 19h00 ONLINE (please register on https://bit.ly/weizman in order to receive the lecture link) This talk will look at architecture on both sides of the infa-mous Sykes-Picot […]

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Online lecture by Rotor DC 25/11

GOING PUBLIC Lecture Series #18: ROTOR DC Mechanics of Rejuvenation Wednesday 25/11/2020, 17h30 – 19h00 ONLINE (please register on https://bit.ly/rotordc in order to receive the lecture link) Deconstruction and reuse are not only about a sort of art of destruction; they are also about the art of regeneration which includes several stages of adjustments necessary […]

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Online lecture by Mechthild Stuhlmacher 18/11

The Faculty of Architecture invites you to attend the GOING PUBLIC (online) lecture #17, part of the Craftsmanship engagement curated by Tomas Ooms: MECHTHILD STUHLMACHER At home at school About projects for schools and other public living rooms Introduction by Karen Kesteloot Wednesday 18/11/2020, 17h30 – 19.00 on Zoom. Everyone is welcome to join! We […]

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Online lecture by Chiara Cavalieri 28/10

The Faculty of Architecture invites you to attend the GOING PUBLIC (online) lecture #16, part of the Urban Cultures engagement curated by Martino Tattara: CHIARA CAVALIERI From the diffuse city to the horizontal metropolis Wednesday 28/10/2020, 17h30 – 19.00 on ZOOM. Everyone is welcome to join! We ask for everyone (visitors and participating students/lecturers of […]

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Urban Cultures lunch seminars 22/10 – 10/12

Everyone is welcome to join the webinars organised in the frame of the Faculty of Architecture’s ‘Urban Cultures’ engagement. Coordination by Martino Tattara. All lectures via Zoom. Please find the links below. (Poster, Facebook event) 22 October 2020, 12.00 JULIO ARROYO (introduction by Martino Tattara & Cecilia Chiappini) Contemporary urban processes in Buenos Aires in […]

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Online lecture by Camiel Van Noten 21/10

We invite you to join our GOING PUBLIC (online) lecture #15, part of the Craftsmanship engagement curated by Tomas Ooms, introduced by Eireen Schreurs (Studio Structural Contingencies) CAMIEL VAN NOTEN SOLANELLAS VAN NOTEN MEISTER ARCHITEKTEN TEACHING – DESIGNING AND VICE VERSA The work of Solanellas Van Noten Meister goes beyond the traditional boundaries of architecture […]

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Online lecture by Hélène Frichot 21/10

We invite you to join our GOING PUBLIC (online) lecture #14, part of the Mediating Tactics engagement curated by Thierry Berlemont: HELENE FRICHOT ‘Creative Ecologies: Architectural Surveying, Gleaning, and Thinking‘ Wednesday 21/10/2020, 12h30 – 14.00 on ZOOM. Everyone is welcome to join! We ask for everyone (visitors and participating students/lecturers of the Faculty of Architecture) […]

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GOING PUBLIC lecture #3 / Aslı Çiçek: Building Transient Stories 12/02

We invite you to attend the third lecture in our GOING PUBLIC series, part of the CRAFTSMANSHIP engagement, curated by Tomas Ooms: Aslı Çiçek Building Transient Stories On architecture and the art of exhibition making Wednesday 12-02-2020, 18h30 Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Gent Room A142 Hoogstraat 51 9000 Gent The GOING PUBLIC program of the […]

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Going public lecture #2 / D-OFFICE: Upgrading Urban villages in China 11/12

Faculty of Architecture GOING PUBLIC Lecture series #2 Engagement URBAN CULTURES curated by Martino Tattara D-OFFICE Chris Lai ‘Upgrading Urban villages in China’ Wednesday 11/12/19, 18h30 auditorium, Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels Paleizenstraat, 65-67, 1030 Brussels Everyone is welcome! We ask for everyone (visitors and participating students/lecturers of the Faculty of Architecture) to register […]

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Exhibition: FACTURE – Curating Craftsmanship 12-06

FACTURE Curating Craftsmanship Online Exhibition (Tumblr) Online Exhibition (Instagram) #curatingcraftsmanship #goingpublic_kul #onlineexhibition #wetrekkenonsplan #facture #wunderkammer LAUNCH:  Tuesday 12 May 2020 FINISSAGE: Friday 12 June 2020, 5.30 PM Please register on https://facture.eventbrite.nl in order to receive the link for the closing event, or you can use the following link and password: ‘FACTURE’ ‘Facture’ is the act, process […]

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Virtual tour and conversation: The sense of non-solicited architectural proposals 14/05

The Faculty of Architecture GOING PUBLIC series (engagement The Brussels Way) presents: ‘The sense of non-solicited architectural proposals, 18 student projects on the table’ Virtual Tour and Conversation Thursday 14/05/2020, 17h30-18h30 Please register here in order to receive the link for the videoconference. In march, in the innocence of the late pre-pandemium era, design work […]

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Online lecture by RACHEL ARMSTRONG: Confronting the Unbelievable, on designing in Unreal Times 13/05

View the introduction leaflet as pdf here. The Faculty of Architecture invites you to join the GOING PUBLIC lecture #13, part of the Mediating Tactics engagement, curated by Thierry Berlemont. RACHEL ARMSTRONG Confronting the Unbelievable, on designing in Unreal Times Wednesday 13/05/2020, 5.30pm On ZOOM Everyone is welcome to join us for the online lecture! […]

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Online lecture by LIDIA GASPERONI: The Practice of Being a Humanist today 6/05

View the intro leaflet in pdf here. We invite you to join our next GOING PUBLIC (online) lecture #12, part of the Craftsmanship engagement curated by Tomas Ooms: LIDIA GASPERONI ‘The Practice of Being a Humanist today’ Wednesday 6/05/2020, 17h30 On ZOOM Everyone is welcome to join the online lecture! We ask for everyone (visitors […]

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Online lecture by OLE BOUMAN: Designing Distance 29/04

CLICK HERE TO READ THE LEAFLET We invite you to join our GOING PUBLIC (online) lecture #11, part of the Mediating Tactics engagement curated by Thierry Berlemont: OLE BOUMAN ‘Designing Distance’ Wednesday 29/04/2020, 20h30 The link to follow the lecture is allready available: https://zoom.us/j/92885749886 Architecture has so many ways to address the dilemmas now millions […]

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Online lecture by MITCH MILLER / GLASGOW DIALECTOGRAM: Dialectogram and why I make them 23/04

CLICK HERE TO READ THE LEAFLET Faculty of Architecture GOING PUBLIC Lecture series #10 Engagement CRAFTSMANSHIP curated by Tomas Ooms MITCH MILLER / GLASGOW DIALECTOGRAM “Dialectogram and why I make them.” Thursday 23/04/2020, 17h30 On ZOOM This lecture is organized in tandem with Dear Hunter (lecture on 22/04) who will respond to Miller’s talk. Dialectograms […]

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Online lecture by DEAR HUNTER: Doing Cartopology 22/04

  CLICK HERE TO READ THE LEAFLET Faculty of Architecture GOING PUBLIC Lecture series #9 Engagement Legacy curated by Gisèle Gantois DEAR HUNTER ‘Doing Cartopology’ Wednesday 22/04/2020, 17h30 On ZOOM Everyone is welcome to join! Registration is closed. Feel free to join the lecture via this link: https://zoom.us/j/95176998284. This lecture is organized in tandem with […]

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POSTPONED – Lecture by T.O.P. office: Isabelle De Smet and Steven Van den Bergh

Important update! Due to new precautions concerning the corona virus, we have to postpone this lecture. We invite you to attend the next lecture in our GOING PUBLIC series, part of the THE BRUSSELS WAY engagement, curated by Patrick Moyersoen. T.O.P. office Isabelle De Smet and Steven Van den Bergh Scale and Perspective Thursday 12/03/2020, […]

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GOING PUBLIC lecture #7 by Eva de Klerk 04/03

Everyone’s welcome to attend the seventh lecture in our GOING PUBLIC series, part of the LECACY engagement, curated by Gisèle Gantois. Eva de Klerk The City as a Shell, a Manual for designing the city Wednesday 04/03/2020, 18h30 Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Ghent Hoogstraat 51, 9000 Ghent, room 142 In her lecture Eva de […]

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GOING PUBLIC lecture #6 by Susana Rosmaninho and Pedro Azevedo 26/02

We invite you to attend the lecture #6 in our GOING PUBLIC series, part of the Legacy engagement, curated by Gisèle Gantois. Susana Rosmaninho and Pedro Azevedo Memory Exercise: Transformation and Permanence in Architectural Heritage Wednesday 26/02 18h30, Room 142 Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Ghent Everyone is welcome! We ask for everyone (visitors AND participating students/lecturers […]

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GOING PUBLIC lecture #5 / T.O.P. Office / Luc Deleu: Scale and Perspective 18/02

We invite you to attend the lecture by LUC DELEU in our GOING PUBLIC series, this time part of the THE BRUSSELS WAY engagement, curated by Patrick Moyersoen. T.O.P. Office / Luc Deleu Scale and Perspective Tuesday 18/02/2020, 18h30, cafetaria Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels Paleizenstraat 65-67, 1030 Brussels Through the spatial interventions and […]

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GOING PUBLIC lecture #4 / Colin Ripley: The thief in the House of Architecture 19/02

We invite you to attend the fourth lecture in our GOING PUBLIC series, part of the URBAN CULTURES engagement, curated by Martino Tattara. Colin Ripley ‘The thief in the House of Architecture’ Wednesday 19/02/2020, 18h30, auditorium Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels Paleizenstraat 65-67, 1030 Brussels The thief walks silently up to the door and […]

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GOING PUBLIC lecture #3 / Aslı Çiçek: Building Transient Stories 12/02

We invite you to attend the third lecture in our GOING PUBLIC series, part of the CRAFTSMANSHIP engagement, curated by Tomas Ooms: Aslı Çiçek Building Transient Stories On architecture and the art of exhibition making Wednesday 12-02-2020, 18h30, Room A142 Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Gent Hoogstraat 51 9000 Gent The GOING PUBLIC program of the […]

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GOING PUBLIC lecture #2 / D-OFFICE: Upgrading Urban villages in China 11/12

Faculty of Architecture GOING PUBLIC Lecture series #2 Engagement URBAN CULTURES curated by Martino Tattara D-OFFICE Chris Lai ‘Upgrading Urban villages in China’ Wednesday 11/12/19, 18h30 auditorium, Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels Paleizenstraat, 65-67, 1030 Brussels Everyone’s welcome! Please register here: https://lecture-d-office.eventbrite.nl Chirs Lai will explain his interventions in several Urban Villages in the […]

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‘Going Public’ lecture #1 by Laurens Bekemans: The Act of Building – Earth as a ‘Commons’ 30/10

©SvenDeMeuter Faculty of Architecture GOING PUBLIC Lecture series #1 Engagement LEGACY curated by Gisèle Gantois Laurens Bekemans BC architects and studies (BC-AS) The Act of Building – Earth as a ‘Commons’ Wednesday 30/10/19, 18h30 auditorium, Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels Paleizenstraat, 65-67, 1030 Brussels Free entrance. Please register on https://the-act-of-building.eventbrite.nl Laurens Bekemans is an […]

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