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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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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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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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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