Finissage expo NDUNGU MAKARA + lectures by Prof. Wannes HUBAU (UGent) and Dr. Bart CREZEE (Univ. Leeds) 13/10

The exhibition NDUNGU MAKARA – CHILDREN OF THE IYONDA LEPROSY VILLAGE IN DR CONGO runs from 19 September till 14 October, 2022 KU Leuven, Sint-Lucas Ghent Campus, Hoogstraat 51, 9000 Ghent. Opening hours: working days, 8.30 AM – 5 PM Read more on the exhibition. The expo finissage will take place on Wednesday, October 13, […]

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Book launch / ‘Experiential Learning in Architectural Education: Design-build and Live Projects’ 17/10

Welcome to the online Book Launch event of the ‘Experiential Learning in Architectural Education: Design-build and Live Projects’ book (edited by Burak Pak and Aurelie De Smet). During this event the different book authors will present their experiential learning practices and get engaged in a group discussion. There will also be an opportunity to interact […]

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Lecture / Sarah M. Whiting: Subjecting Architectural Objects (Moderation Wim Goes & Volkmar Mühleis) 19/10

Welcome to the lecture by Sarah M. Whiting (Dean and Josep Lluís Sert professor of Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design): Subjecting Architectural Objects (Moderated by Wim Goes & Volkmar Mühleis) Wednesday, October 19th 2022, 7 pm LUCA SCHOOL OF ARTS Campus Ter Beken Auditorium STLB.1.22 Beekstraat 1-3, 9030 Ghent Online lecture: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/cddfb54c88a144e08e4fd152b5246f9b With […]

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Expo WE ARE THE NEXT GENERATION

Ontdek de ontwerpers van morgen Wie zijn de volgende generatie ontwerpers binnen product design, architectuur, grafisch ontwerp en game design? Sinds 2014 gaan Designregio Kortrijk en haar partners ieder jaar op zoek naar de meest veelbelovende jonge ontwerpers uit het creatieve Belgische ontwerponderwijs. Bezoek de gratis expositie tussen 20 oktober en 6 november in de Budafabriek in Kortrijk, als onderdeel van het WONDER […]

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Lecture by Klaas Goris and Hilde Huyghe 6/10

  In the Faculty of Architecture’s new Going Public lecture series ‘ON MATERIALITY – QUESTIONING THE ARCHITECTURAL OBJECT’ we are honoured to welcome Klaas Goris and Hilde Huyge as our first guests: CONSTELLATIES ADEMEN /  BREATHING CONSTELLATIONS HET WERK VAN COUSSEE GORIS HUYGHE (Lecture in English) Thursday 6 October –    Start 19.00 –    Location: A3, […]

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Sofa Talk by Mechthild Stuhlmacher 6/10

In the frame of the Faculty of Architecture’s starter days for students, we invite Mechthild Stuhlmacher for a Sofa Talk. – 6 October 2022, 17:30, cafetaria Brussels (Paleizenstraat 65, 1030 Brussels) – The lecture is open for anyone and free of charge. Please register here. Mechthild Stuhlmacher  Mechthild Stuhlmacher, together with Rien Korteknie, runs Korteknie Stuhlmacher Architecten in […]

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STARTER DAYS for students Faculty of Architecture

In September 2022 the Faculty of Architecture organizes Starter Days (info sessions, lectures and workshops for bachelor and master students of all programmes) and an Assemblea event (featuring studio presentations for master students). Some activities are accessible to a wide audience: all students from both campuses, staff, externals … Read more: NL / EN.

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Expo / REVELATIONS: WICKED HOME – Drongenhofkapel 30/09

Drawing by Jo(han) Liekens: “S for Soil Times” in the Drongenhofkapel We hereby invite you to REVELATIONS: WICKED HOME, the closing exhibition of THE WICKED HOME Academic Design Office, at the exquisite Drongenhofkapel in Ghent on 30 September 2022. The Wicked Home has been an interdisciplinary research environment that examined the irreducible complexity of forms […]

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REAL LIFE talk #02 – Changing Contexts 22/09

The second REAL LIFE talk, organised by BMA (the Brussels Master Architect), CIVA and KU Leuven (Harold Fallon & Sophie Laenen) is taking place on Thursday 22nd of September. These talks are related to the Real Life master studios at the Faculty of Architecture and discuss the ongoing experiences and challenges of transformation of existing […]

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Jan Wurm @ LifeCycles Ghent, on the future of the city, architecture, construction and environment 28-30/09

Spread over 3 days and 3 stages, more than 40 speakers will take the floor during ‘LifeCycles’, a fairly unseen level and a very versatile program. This will take place September 28-30, 2022 at the Vynckier site in Ghent. Alumni Ken De Cooman, Gilles Retsin, Johan Anrys and lecturer Jan Wurm (leader Research & Innovation […]

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Lecture / Breg Horemans: Footprints in Motion: TAAT, (Vilnius, LI) 17/09

PhD Researcher and LAB-O lecturer Breg Horemans will give a presentation in the frame of his doctoral research on 17 September 2022 in Menų spaustuvė/ Arts Printing House (Šiltadaržio g. 6, LT 01124 Vilnius, Litouwen) About TAAT: TAAT is an art collective that develops ecological installations for embodied encounters between human and other-than-human entities. It […]

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Expo/ Drawing Conversations | Autour du dessin (Riet Eeckhout & Arnaud Hendrickx), Montreal, CA

Riet Eeckhout and Arnaud Hendrickx present the exhibition Drawing Conversations | Autour du dessin At the Design Centre de UQUAM, Montreal, Canada On Representation and its Investigation | Pratiques de la représentation, pratiques de conversation: Laura Allen, Bryan Cantley, Nat Chard, Peter Cook, Mark Dorrian, Riet Eeckhout, Perry Kulper, C.J. Lim, Shaun Murray, Mark Smout, […]

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Petition: heritage in danger : C&A Namur – Leon Stynen

NL De omgeving van het station van Namen is een echte toegang tot de stad, een overgangsgebied naar het historische centrum. De place Léopold (Leopoldplein) is een centrale plaats die deel uitmaakt van een ontwikkelingsproject in de stedelijke herverkavelingsperimeter onder de naam “Quartier Léopold”. Deze is op 20 juni 2022 ter goedkeuring voorgelegd aan de […]

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10th Concrete Design Competition – Eline Van Uytsel and Nathan Kolenberg receive honorable mention.

The jury of the tenth cycle of the Concrete Design Competition gathered at the offices of FEBELCEM for the evaluation of 11 entries , representing 18 students from 6 different architecture schools in Belgium. The jury awarded the prizes to projects that were inspired by the theme “REIMAGINE”. The winners of the 10th edition are: […]

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VAi Tafelzetting #3 – Sophia Holst

In the expo Table Setting #3, alumna Sophia Holst explores the roofscape of the arts campus De Singel. During the vernissage on 25/08/22 she explains her intervention. Table setting #2 (Joris Kerremans and Stan Auwers) can be viewed on the forecourt until 21/08. In this series of exhibitions, young designers from Flanders and Brussels take […]

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Expo / Caring Architecture

Join us in de Singel on May 27, 2022, 8 pm for the opening of the double exhibition ‘Caring Architecture’. Discover how architecture can play a key role in protecting our planet, resources and people. Critical Care. Architecture for a Broken Planet curators: Angelika Fitz and Elke Krasny Care for Space for Care curator: Hülya […]

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Expo / Studio Ester Goris: 5 works in set-up #01

​AVDAK presents Studio Ester Goris: 5 works in set-up #01 OPENING Thursday 23 June 2022 from 19h on EXHIBITION 23.06.2022 – 28.09.2022 At the invitation of AVDAK, Studio Ester Goris devised a scenographic instrument for the exhibition space of the same name on the ground floor of the Faculty of Architecture, campus Sint-Lucas Brussels (KUL). […]

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Minne De Meyer Engelbeen, assistant curator for ‘Sick Architecture’ @ CIVA

Alumna Minne De Meyer Engelbeen is the assistant curator for the exhibition ‘Sick Architecture’ at CIVA (>28 augustus, 2022) and if you want to have your own little private tour, be sure to keep 09 June 2022 free. Read the interview on Subbacultcha.be Contributions exhibition: 51N4E, Aino & Alvar Aalto, An Tairan, Andrea Bagnato, Sammy Baloji, […]

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Boek / Stedenbouw kan ook zo

Vibe, Bond Beter Leefmilieu, VRP Vlaamse Vereniging voor Ruimte en Planning, Abllo, Samenhuizen vzw en KU Leuven (Luc Eeckhout, Hans Leinfelder, Ward Verbakel) werkten samen aan het inspirerende boek ‘Stedenbouw kan ook zo: toekomstbestendige stedenbouw en ruimtelijke planning’. Het boek kwam tot stand na een open oproep naar lokale besturen, verenigingen, ontwikkelaars en studiebureaus. Die […]

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Expo: Vertical Urban Factory > 29/08

The VERTICAL URBAN FACTORY exhibition, curated by New York architecture critic and educator Nina Rappaport, presents the innovative architectural design, construction technique and processing methods of important modernist and contemporary factories, with speculations about the factory of the future. The exhibition will open on Thursday 28 April at 6 pm in the Sint-Gorikshallen in Brussels. […]

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Book / Architectural Education Through Materiality – Pedagogies of 20th Century Design

This book reports on some of the experimental forms of education in the 20th century. Not only is the work of architects, teachers and theorists such as Dalibor Vesely, Dom Hans van der Laan, the Global Tools group, Heinrich Wölfflin, Alfons Hoppenbrouwers, Joseph Rykwert, Pancho Guedes and Robert Cummings discussed, the authors also look into […]

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Book / ‘Safe As Houses: The More than Human Home.’ by Rachel Armstrong

This book by Rachel Armstrong examines the notion of the home in the context of the pandemic and lockdown, relating domestic architecture to environmental concerns, and looking at how we live with viruses and bacteria, highlighting the need to take microbes into account in future built environments. Read more. Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Regenerative Architecture […]

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Legacy expo + lectures: NDUNGU MAKARA

NDUNGU MAKARA CHILDREN OF THE IYONDA LEPROSY VILLAGE IN DR CONGO A partial output of the cross-faculty and participatory research project IYONDA@lab: collaborative & difficult heritage This research is part of Marc Dujardin’s arCsus Lab assignment and academic contributions to the (contested) LEGACY’s commitment. In addition to the CROSS-FACULTY elective DESIGN ANTHROPOLOGY, a new output […]

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Lucas-Architectuurboek #4

Edition 4 of the Lucas-Architecture book is now for sale at the reception desks in our Ghent and Brussels campuses. (see opening hours). For sale at 7.5 € (currently cash only). Like previous academic years, the ‘Eugen-Tanja’ competition is organized to promote creativity in our faculty. Any student or teacher from the architecture program of […]

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GOING OUTSIDE Picknick Series #1: MOSS 11/01

  Master studio ARCHITECTS WITHOUT QUALITIES exhibiting: MOSS: Mediation On Salt Servers Faculty of Architecture Without Qualities Engagement: Mediating Servers + The FLAP Way Curated by James Hamilton & Parker Chandler 11 January 2022 — 12:00-22:00 — Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels THE PICKNICK program of the Faculty of Architecture without Qualities is a presentation of investigations, […]

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Call for entries: De Kleine Grote Prijs Tanja – De Grote Kleine Prijs Eugeen #5

NL Studenten en docenten uit onze architectuuropleidingen kunnen deelnemen aan onze vijfde editie van de wedstrijd DE KLEINE GROTE PRIJS TANJA – DE GROTE KLEINE PRIJS EUGEEN ! Zoals vorige academiejaren wordt deze wedstrijd georganiseerd om de creativiteit in onze faculteit te promoten. Het idee hiervoor ontstond toen docent Eugeen Liebaut zijn loopbaan beëindigde, einde […]

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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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