International Projects- ADU 2020 & Common Streetscapes

Upgrading Informal Settlements by the Co-production of Inclusive Public Spaces: urban design strategies for sustainable and resilient development in informal neighborhoods in Guayaquil, Ecuador

RESEARCH SEMINAR – DISPERSED TERRITORIES: RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS

UPCOMING RESEARCH SEMINAR: “DISPERSED TERRITORIES: RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS” Seminar All City/All Land Friday, 4th October 2019 Hoogstraat 51, 9000 Ghent Start: 09h30 AM   TIMING: 9:30   …

ELECTIVE – Urban Projects, Collective Spaces and Local Identities

ELECTIVE ‘URBAN PROJECTS, COLLECTIVE SPACES AND LOCAL IDENTITIES’ Semester 1+2, Ghent

Two lectures by Prof. dr. João Rafael Santos

Two lectures by Prof. dr. João Rafael Santos, Lisbon School of Architecture, University of Lisbon: 15/05/2019: Lecture “The Ground and Networks of Lisbon Waterfronts” 9h30 – 10h30, DESIGN STUDIO, 4th…

SUMMERSCHOOL: Fragmented Waterfronts in New York City

Seminar: CAMPING OR COLONISING?

2nd PhD Research Seminar ON INFRASTRUCTURE AND COLLECTIVITY

Date: Monday 4th March 2019 Location: Escuela Superior Técnica de Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universidad Politécnica de Barcelona, ETSAB-UPC, Barcelona, Spain Laboratory of Urbanism of Barcelona – DUOT –…

Vulnerable Industrial Waterfronts in New York City

Insights on the reconfiguration of vulnerable industrial waterfronts, defined by climate change and economic decline The case of the Coney Island Creek, New York City, NY Analysis at…

Inhabit the Ruin

INHABIT THE RUIN: Insights on transformation of depopulated villages in the Spanish Pyrenees.   Intervention strategies for regeneration and adaptation of vernacular spaces and territories. Depopulation is a…

Research Project: Streetscape Territories as cinematic support

RESEARCH PROJECT: STREETSCAPE TERRITORIES AS CINEMATIC SUPPORT Prof. Dr. Kris Scheerlinck (movie still from “Billy Elliot”, BBC films, director Stephen Daldry, 2000)   Exciting news! A couple of…

Fieldtrip Barcelona: Discover the Rondes

Field trip and Hackató maib14 “BARCELONAs ROUNDS. Infrastructures as a Tool to Explore the City”, Design Studio by Cecilia Chiappini From 17th to 23rd October students from the…

Seminar: Forms of Adaptations within Urban Markets in Emerging Cities

SEMINAR: Forms of Adaptations within Urban Markets in Emerging Cities (For official call, see below) Location: Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels 65-67, Paleizenstraat – 1030 Brussels |…

Research-stay: (Re)Learning from New Jersey

(RE)LEARNING FROM NEW JERSEY Exploring and reading elsewheres. Dr. Erik Van Daele   Designing in a non-binary land/ city context demands a specific vocabulary to value the complex…

Summerschool: Productive Sidewalks, New York

This summer school Productive Sidewalks in New York aims to achieve new critical insights about multiple and temporary productive uses of space and changing policies. The summer school…

Co-creating place Liedts: 2nd moment of exchange and reflection 25/05

EN (Dutch and French version below) The Municipality of Schaerbeek, the Faculty of Architecture Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels KU Leuven, the Higher Institute of Social Training and Communication (ISFSC) and…

Co-creating place Liedts: invitation for moment of exchange and reflections 19/04

EN The Municipality of Schaerbeek, the Faculty of Architecture Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels KU Leuven, the Higher Institute of Social Training and Communication (ISFSC) and the Wijkpartenariaat – De Schakel vzw…

Solidary Affordable Housing for the Houseless

Co-creating & Building Solidary Housing for Homeless: A Model for Mobile Dwelling in the Brussels Capital Region In the Brussels Capital Region, 44.332 residents are on the waiting…

Interactive collective spaces in the El Chaco communities (Paraguay)- the Filadefia case

This project aims to discuss and raise awareness on the specific complex development issues of the indigenous peoples, migrant Latino’s and Mennonites in the Chaco area where the…

Old Landscapes & New Urbanities

Old Landscapes & New Urbanities International summerschool, Scheldt-valley, Belgium August 29th – September 8th 2016 Summary The hybrid urbanization of the Flemish territory, resulting in a peri-urban condition…

Waterscapes in transformation

Insights on landscape accessibility challenged by new infrastructures for climate resilience: The case of the Belgian Coastal area. The socio-economic impact of nature in Belgian coastal landscapes on…

Productive Sidewalks in New York City

Achieving Critical Insights about Multiple and  Temporary Uses of Space and Changing Policies. This PhD-project aims to research ‘new models of productivity of urban sidewalks’ within the contemporary…

Touch Down Infrastructures

Urban transformation is directly related to the planning, design and use of a series of urban infrastructures: from streets to highways, from bus to train lines and their…

Superdiversity and Social Inclusiveness in the European Urban Landscape – Making Future Collective Spaces

  During the last decades collective spaces around Europe have been changing rapidly. We are witnessing the emergence of a new condition called ‘super-diversity’. This term a level and…

Experimental Practices in Architectural Design Studio

Experimental Practices in Architectural Design Studio This PhD research aims to focus on experimental practices in architectural design studios through three main processes namely, triggering concepts, extraordinary representations…

Reframing Fragile Heritage

Micro strategies for a social and sustainable re-use of fragile heritage. This comparative, local-interactive project aims to understand, and create a better insight, how local populations of deprived…

Collective Spaces of Informal and Formal Market Spaces as Emergent Infrastructures

Understanding Urban Dynamics of Informal and Formal Market Spaces as Emergent Infrastructures: Self- Organisation Processes of Urban Growth and the use of Collective Spaces in the African City –…

The Architect – Heritage Practitioner as Storyteller

The Architect – Heritage Practitioner as Storyteller

Modest Heritage and Local Identity

The research is focused in two intermingled lines. (1) The first line researches the ‘mechanisms on theory-building’ with a special attentiveness to the relation between theory and daily…

Collective Structures

The common research project starts from the idea that the built environment and open spaces, can be understood as Collective Structures. The research project focuses on urban projects,…

Project Arrivée: Countermapping Super-diversity in Brussels & Ghent

  Project Arrivée: Counter-mapping Super-diversity in Brussels and Ghent with Architecture Students This project introduces a counter-mapping attempt augmented by a Geoweb 2.0 platform in the context of two Belgian inner-city…