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Master of Architecture

Welcome on the blog of the (English taught) Master of Architecture of the Faculty of Architecture. With this blog we want to show and share the results of our education and nurture the process of coming-to-understand. You will find here news on events, calls, lectures related to the programme, but also the outcomes of our studios …

The design studio landscape is constructed out of 4 (+1) engagements: Urban Cultures, Craftsmanship, Legacy, Mediating Tactics and the Brussels Way. Every master studio is related to one of these engagements. Lectures and an exhibitions will be organised in the context of every engagement. These engagements are organized across our two campuses.

General info on the program and the engagements can be found on our faculty website. Check the acamedic calendar here.

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Call for Papers / Symposium: The Practice of Architectural Research

The Practice of Architectural Research Perspectives on design and its relation to history and theory Symposium Thursday 8 – Saturday 10 October 2020* (*these dates will only be maintained if it is safe to meet. If this is not the case, new dates will be set in 2021) Faculty/Department of Architecture, KU Leuven, Campus Sint-Lucas […]


Virtual tour and conversation: The sense of non-solicited architectural proposals 14/05

The Faculty of Architecture GOING PUBLIC series (engagement The Brussels Way) presents: ‘The sense of non-solicited architectural proposals, 18 student projects on the table’ Virtual Tour and Conversation Thursday 14/05/2020, 17h30-18h30 Please register here in order to receive the link for the videoconference. In march, in the innocence of the late pre-pandemium era, design work […]


Publication call for submissions: Design in Unreal Times

The global pandemic is causing major disruption to our daily lives. While longer-term impacts remain to be seen, our faculty of architecture will document the social, cultural, financial and spatial changes that are currently unfolding around us. We ask in the broadest terms, how these unreal times are changing the nature of design and speculate […]


Call for text contributions: Lucas Architecturebook #3 – Practices and the Studio

  LucAs – Architecturebook #3 Practices and the Studio call for text contributions by students and teachers of the Faculty of Architecture LucAs – Architecturebook 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 […]


Prof. Marc Dujardin on Universal Design

Design in all its forms not only makes our lives more beautiful, but also more pleasant and easier. When designers do their utmost to design as widely as possible, this is called inclusive or universal design. “Universal design is not just about the building itself,” explains Prof. dr. Marc Dujardin. “It’s also about the environment, […]



  Gallery Magazine: Jan de Vylder & Inge Vinck Launch and lecture Wednesday, March 11, 5:30pm University of Illinois at Chicago Gallery Magazine will have their first issue launch at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The event will feature a presentation by Jan de Vylder and a conversation with Gallery editors Jonathan Robert Maj and Johannes […]


Closing seminar for the INNOVIRIS Co-create project Solidary Mobile Housing

The Solidary Mobile Housing Co-creators are kindly inviting you to the closing seminar for the INNOVIRIS Co-create project Solidary Mobile Housing*. During this seminar the results of the 3-year research and experimentation process (2017-2019) will be presented and there will be reflection on the opportunities and challenges for the future of the SMH Model with a […]


Testimonies on Foreign Office internship @ Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels 25/02

  Dear students, We want to inform you on the change of date for the testimony moment where all interns present their experience to their fellow students by means of a digital presentation in the lecture hall @ Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels. The new date is Febr 25th, 2020 @ 18:30 All your fellow master and bachelor […]


GOING PUBLIC lecture #3 / Aslı Çiçek: Building Transient Stories 12/02

We invite you to attend the third lecture in our GOING PUBLIC series, part of the CRAFTSMANSHIP engagement, curated by Tomas Ooms: Aslı Çiçek Building Transient Stories On architecture and the art of exhibition making Wednesday 12-02-2020, 18h30 Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Gent Room A142 Hoogstraat 51 9000 Gent The GOING PUBLIC program of the […]


XII Existenz LEUVEN design competition for ALL architecture students 19/02

On the 19th of February, we invite all architecture students, young and old, that study in Belgium to our yearly XII design competition! Also this year, we will discuss a new actual problem which will be explained in detail at the start of the event in the Arenberg castle. From then on you can work […]


Expo EU Mies Award 2019 + Opening debate 23/01

The traveling exhibition of the EU Mies Award 2019 is a showcase of the best designs of European architects. The Award is the most famous architecture prize in Europe. Every two years the European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe pay tribute to remarkable projects of contemporary architecture which contribute to the character of Europe. The biennial […]


Documentation on ‘Negotiating Ungers – The materiality of the social’ now online

The website documenting the second international summer school “Negotiating Ungers – the materiality of the social” organised by Lars Fischer (KU Leuven) and Cornelia Escher (Kunstakademie Düsseldorf) at the Ungers Archiv fur Architekturwissenschaft in Cologne is now online! http://www.negotiating-ungers.eu/ The Oberhausener Institut zur Erlangung der Hochschulreife (today: Niederrhein Kolleg) realised by Oswald Mathias Ungers between 1953 and 1959 […]


Call for entries: The Eugeen-Tanja selection #3

Students and teachers of our Architecture programmes can submit one of their studio projects for the third edition of our competition ‘ De Kleine Grote Prijs Tanja – De Grote Kleine Prijs Eugeen’ (The Small Grand Prize Tanja – The Grand Small Prize Eugeen, a competition that aims to promote creativity in our faculty). The […]


1800 euros granted for student projects of studio Campus City Brussels

Within the framework of the Campus City Brussels studio, about 10 students of KU Leuven Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels, will carry out urban interventions in public space from February 2020 to May 2020. And this within the framework of the CAMPUS 1030 project of the region of Brussels, municipality Schaerbeek that is managed […]


‘Promised Land: Housing from Commodification to Cooperation’ by Pier Vittorio Aureli, Leonard Ma, Mariapaola Michelotto, Martino Tattara, and Tuomas Toivonen

‘Promised Land: Housing from Commodification to Cooperation‘ (Pier Vittorio Aureli, Leonard Ma, Mariapaola Michelotto, Martino Tattara (KU Leuven) and Tuomas Toivonen) is published on eflux Architecture in Collectivity. Collectivity is a collaboration between e-flux Architecture and the 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism within the context of the “Collective City” thematic exhibition. e-flux Architecture […]