Expo launch / IN-BETWEEN TERRITORIES with Marc Schoonderbeek & Oscar Rommens 19/05

The exhibition ‘In-Between Territories’, curated by Caroline Sohie, shows work from the ‘Territories + Borders’ co-lab held in Bordeaux, made by Master students from TU Delft and KU Leuven Faculty of Architecture. The exhibition runs from 16/05 till 27/05/22 in Campus Sint-Lucas Gent, (pandgang), Hoogstraat 51, 9000 Gent EXPO LAUNCH: Thursday 19 MAY, 18.30 – […]

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Expo – public route / LAB-O – Matters of Care 23/05

Discover the student work during the Faculty of Architecture’s LAB-O “Positioneren II / stelling-strategie” show: Follow the public route in Ghent on Monday 23 May (please read the qr code!) Students: Camille Coudenys, Lauren Delporte, Caro De Neve, Frances Govaert, Alix Desmet, Aline Lievens, Birte Detollenaere, Elina Lenders, Clément Braekevelt, Aline De Baets, Michelle Devroe, […]

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Tinkerlab @ Rotor 19-21/05

This year’s TinkerLab edition took us to explore the concept of circular drawings. Rotor Deconstruction’s warehouses and back offices provided a backdrop for our Friday morning sessions. Rotor and the Faculty of Architecture proudly want to share a selection of the works during the weekend of May 19-21st @ Rue Prévinaire 58, 1070 Brussels. Opening […]

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Design in Colours: A chat about inclusivity and the future of architecture with dr. Martin Zebracki 16/05

Pride Week The KU Leuven launches several events and our faculty is proud to participate with an exciting program too: Monday 16 May at 6.30pm Prof. Martin Zebracki (University of Leeds) will give us a lecture on LGBTQI+ Monuments in Public Space. His lecture will be followed by a discussion chaired by dr. Jonas Roelens. This event […]

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Expo ‘Red Luxembourg’ > 20/05

RED LUXEMBOURG, consisting of an exhibition and a book, addresses two issues, Proximity to Nature and Affordable Housing; subjects that have been at the core of the history of urbanism and architecture and have evolved into commonplaces of political and promotional discourse. The south of Luxembourg and the adjacent territory of the north of Lorraine […]

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Built Nothing lectures – XDGA (02/03 – 25/05)

The Built Nothing master studio (Doug Allard, Jonathan Robert Maj) presents: Afternoon lectures by: Lecture X: Willem Van Besien: Project School Melopee 02/03/22 Lecture D: Joris De Greef: Project Arts Academy Cergy 23/03/22 Lecture G: Federico Pedrini: Project Museum Tournai 04/05/22 Lecture A: Arie Gruijters: Project Manufacturing Center MFC 25/05/22 Engagement: Craftsmanship The lectures will […]

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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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Expo / Pieterjan Ginckels: ‘Subversives Design’, NRW Forum Düsseldorf

1 February – 22 May 2022, Initial Can Offering 10 February 7PM. Subversive design is critical design. It doesn’t offer any direct solutions. Instead, it questions the classical system’s status quo. The exhibition space has been transformed into a warehouse where functional shelving systems house the pieces and a robot moves through the aisles transporting […]

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Going Public lectures February-May 2022

The Faculty of Architecture is happy to present this semester’s Going Public programme, kicking off with the (live) Going Public lecture by Floris Alkemade on17/02 in Ghent! Don’t hesitate to join us and invite others. We will try to organize our events live as much as possible and we hope to meet you soon! More […]

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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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