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 The GOING PUBLIC program of the Faculty of Architecture is a […]

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Oproep aan designers: artistieke noden

Z33 onderzoekt samen met IDEA Consult artistieke of creatieve noden van professionele designers in Vlaanderen. Via een online bevraging willen we de artistieke noden in kaart brengen van individuele designers en de designsector. De resultaten van deze bevraging worden gebruikt om na te gaan op welke manier in de toekomst (beter) tegemoetgekomen kan worden aan […]

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Expo / KARACHI FROM A DISTANCE – a new perspective

The exhibition Karachi From A Distance — A New Perspective organized at the Faculty of Architecture, Campus Brussels by Asiya Sadiq Polack, is extracting the knowledge produced over the 7 cycles of the Karachi studio and draws out the intricacies, complexities, and contextual realities of designing and executing in fast transforming contexts like Karachi. The […]

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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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Expo: A Studio for Orbanism -> 16/05

In the first semester of this exceptional academic year, T.O.P. office opened the virtual gates to its archive. In four different studios at three universities: KU Leuven, UAntwerp and UHasselt, students of architecture and urbanism reflected on the value and applicability in a contemporary context of conceptual tools such as the analytical model D.O.S. 95 […]

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Out now: Practices In Research #02 – Tour d’Horizon

The Interuniversity Research Group Architecture In Practice is happy to announce the publication of the second issue of the double-blind peer reviewed journal for practice-based research. Practices in Research #02 – Tour d’Horizon https://architectureinpractice.eu The second issue of Practices in Research is a project of the interuniversity research group In Practice, supported by ULiège, KU […]

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A+289 magazine: ‘Rediscovering Craftsmanship’

A+289 Rediscovering Craftsmanship is out ! How can you further develop and adapt traditional building materials and techniques to respond to current societal challenges? What if the combination of standardisation and regulation does not lead to satisfactory results? A+289 is about Craftsmanship and highlights the way in which the architect, in collaboration with the builder, […]

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Book: The Art of Experiment

Post-pandemic Knowledge Practices for 21st Century Architecture and Design The Art of Experiment is a handbook for navigating our troubled and precarious times. In search of new knowledge practices that can help us make the world livable again, this book takes the reader on a journey across time—from the deep past to the unfolding future. […]

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Call: Norman Foster Foundation Travelling Scholarship

“As a student, I won a prize that allowed me to spend a summer travelling through Europe and to study first-hand buildings and cities that I knew only from the pages of books. It was a revelation – liberating and exhilarating in so many ways. Today, it is the privilege of the Norman Foster Foundation […]

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AA visiting school workshop / Think Tank Throwaway Series1 14-25/07/21

The AA Visiting School courses and workshops are built around agenda-driven project briefs that are pursued and shaped by students working intensively in small groups led by AA tutors. Central to each is the idea that experimental, new and provocative forms of architecture are best learned by doing. The AA Visiting School, the AAVS Think […]

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Design in Unreal Times

As part of the Faculty of Architecture’s Going Public program one publication will be produced each year, with all the Engagements highlighting specific topics within the year themes. The publications will be distributed via tutors and staff but also as supplement to an architectural magazine to reach an international broad audience. The publications will involve […]

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re-FORMAT: De laureaten en hun werk: KU Leuven alumni Oksana Savchuk, Heleen Sintobin

NL Hoe kunnen design en architectuur kritisch denken aanmoedigen? Die vraag is het vertrekpunt van de nieuwe editie van FORMAT. Door de coronapandemie verliep het traject van de acht laureaten anders dan gewoonlijk. FORMAT werd re-FORMAT. Ze moesten alles herdenken, herschikken, herformuleren. De laureaten delen dezelfde ambities om maatschappelijke kwesties aan te pakken. Gaande van […]

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Demand for #AuratMarch2021: Allow Women in Urbanism (WiU)

1/2: What happens when female urban researchers, architects, & planners envision our cities? Ans: They respect what we call one’s ‘right to the city’ & build cities for all classes, genders, ages & abilitites. 2/2: Pakistani cities have longed compromised their social, economic & physical vitality on account of capitalist, class-based, political & patriarchal experiments/interests. […]

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New design studio website: The Act of Building – on circular materials and processes

Climate mitigation requires a new attitude to materials and innovation in ecological and environmental engineering. In order to have a positive impact on our society, architects need to intervene beyond the narrow definition of the professional who designs and controls the execution of buildings. Hence, the design studio ‘On circular materials and processes’ of Catherine […]

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Out now: LucAs – Architecture book #3 The Eugeen-Tanja Selection

LucAs Architecture books is a series of bilingual (nl/en) publications celebrating the architecture project, and more precisely the architec­ture project of the student. The books consist of a selection of stu­dent architecture work extracted trom last year’s architecture studies at KU Leuven Faculty of Architecture, Sint Lucas Ghent and Brussels campuses. As in the two […]

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Lien De Saegher now also wins the VRP thesis prize!

In December, Lien De Saegher already won the Klasse Award in the context of the Flemish Thesis Prize with her master’s dissertation (master in Urban and Regional Planning – Faculty of Architecture). Now she has also won the thesis prize of the Flemish Association for Spatial Planning (VRP). Here the assessment by the jury. “In […]

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Lien De Saegher wins Klasse Award 2020

Lien De Saegher graduated last academic year from the Faculty of Architecture’s Master’s program in Urbanism and Spatial Planning. On December 16th 2020, she won the Klasse Award, a partial prize of the Flemish Thesis Prize. The editors of Klasse, the multimedia communication platform for education in Flanders, want to raise more attention to valuable […]

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New book: Luc Deleu & T.O.P. office. Future Plans 1970-2020

[NL] Het Vlaams Architectuurinstituut presenteert het boek Luc Deleu & T.O.P. office. Future Plans 1970-2020, een uniek tijdsdocument van een buitengewoon eigenzinnig ontwerpbureau. Redacteur Peter Swinnen bladert samen met Luc Deleu door 63 projecten uit de afgelopen 50 jaar met de commentaar van 44 auteurs. You Tube Live, vandaag 3/12, 20u! Meer informatie: www.vai.be [EN] […]

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