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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Van Hove Prijs / Call for Master 2 entries

As every year, the architectural association UPA-BUA organizes the Van Hove Prize for recent graduates. This competition is open to graduates from all Belgian faculties who deliver a diploma of architect or engineer-architect. May we ask you to inform the Master 2 students of this price? For them it is a great opportunity to make […]

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Lezingen / Summer School ‘Bouwaanvraag’: Bart Decroos, Jan Minne, Valentijn Goethals

Bouwaanvraag is een project dat stoute schoenen aantrekt en uitspreekt wat door velen reeds werd gefluisterd. Bouwaanvraag is magisch-realistisch en bewandelt de dunne lijn tussen fictie en eerlijke werkelijkheid. Bouwaanvraag doet dromen maar is bloedserieus. 5 à 10 bestaande projecten in Gent en Brussel worden precies in kaart gebracht, de bestaande toestand is het uitgangspunt. […]

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Annik Keoseyan awarded in the LafargeHolcim Awards with ‘Transforming Collectivity in Belgium’

On 14 June 2021 the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation prizes for Europe were announced. Annik Keoseyan’s graduation project of 2018 ‘Transforming Collectivity in Belgium – Community housing for socially empowered living.’ (under the supervision of Prof. Martino Tattara) was given the 1st prize ex aequo of the 2020 LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation […]

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Book / Co-creating Solidary Mobile Housing

The book ‘Co-creating Solidary Mobile Housing’ is the result of the first three years of participatory action research within the framework of the ‘Solidary Mobile Housing‘ project. SMH is an experimental venture into potentially innovative resilient housing models. Considering that for many vulnerable citizens, stable and quality housing is the first step towards recovery, SMH […]

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Expo & event / YTAA 2020: Educating Together

“Young Talent Architecture Award 2020. Educating together” is a Collateral Event of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia An exhibition opening on May 22nd and an event on 28th September 2021: The results of the third edition of the Young Talent Architecture Award, enriched in 2020 with a parallel award in Asia, will be presented […]

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Carrie Cheung’s master dissertation wins second prize of the international architectural thesis competition

Prof.dr. Arch. Marc Dujardin on behalf of the arCsusLab team: After Katarzyna (Kasia) MALINOWSKA’s international ATY 2020 thesis award (arCsus Lab 2018-2019), and Argjire KRASNIQI’s (arCsus Lab 2019-2020) master dissertation, selected for the Kosovo entry of the Venice Biennale 2021, I am pleased to share the news that yet another of my top students, Carrie Cheung, graduating […]

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Project work and plans of the Téchne network

KU Leuven has been part of the Téchne network since the summer of 2020. This World Health Organization network of architects, engineers, designers and public health practitioners from several institutions globally, responds and prepares to acute public health events with urgent and customized support. It has played a key role in the current epidemic and has […]

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Call for text contributions / LucAs Architecturebook # 4: Passion & Work

LucAs – Architecture books is a series of bilingual (EN/NL) 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 from last year’s architecture studios at KU Leuven Faculty of Architecture, Sint Lucas Ghent and Brussels campuses. For the fourth […]

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Call for contributions / Practices in Research #03 – Conference and Journal

Please find here the call for contributions for the conference and the third issue of the journal Practices in Research, an initiative of the interuniversity research group Architecture in Practice supported by U Liège, KU Leuven and ULB. Practices in Research is a series of online open access double-blind peer-reviewed publications and research seminars  and […]

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Project by STUDIOLO architectuur at Venice biennale

The Walled House with Wintergarden project by STUDIOLO architectuur (Jo Liekens, Karolien Vanmerhaeghe, Sigyn De Lombaerde) icw Koen Matthys, is part of a large-scale urban model landscape (‘Composite Presence‘, curated by Bovenbouw architectuur) at the Architecture Biennale of Venice 2021 (Belgian entry / Belgian Pavilion). Exhibition: Belgian pavilion, Venice 22 May 2021 → 21 November […]

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Composite Presence @ Biennale Architettura 2021

During the Biennale Architettura 2021 in Venice, the Flanders Architecture Institute presents Composite Presence in the Belgian pavilion. The exhibition, curated by Bovenbouw Architectuur, shows a model landscape that represents the friction between city and architecture in Flanders. How can city and architecture flourish together? This question is central to the three-dimensional arrangement of a […]

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Workshop negotiating space in rural and post-industrial areas 26/05

Workshop – KU Leuven, Department of Architecture / FLUP, Department of Heritage Studies/CITCEM (Portugal) Presentation of the workshop – Prof. Gisèle Gantois (KU Leuven, Department of Architecture) With PhD students Zhang Yiping, Ignacio Galan and master students Carolina Sousa, Hannelore Feryn and Elise Pouleyn  May 26, 2021, 9:00 a.m. (Porto) May 26, 2021, 10:00 a.m. […]

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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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Extended deadline for submission: Treescape Design Summer School

We would like to inform you that this summer the KU Leuven is organizing the Treescape Summer School ‘Under the trees, into the woods’, which will take place on August 19-27, 2021.* Are you a creative designer (architect, urban designer or landscape architect), do you want to learn more about how to intertwine trees and forests within […]

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Interior Scholarship – AIT-Scholarship of Sto Foundation

2021/2022, for the11th time already! All students in the discipline of interior architecture (or comparable studies such as interior design etc.) who are enrolled at a European university and are at least approaching the end of their second year may apply. The number of scholars to be supported depends on the number and quality of […]

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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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