PUBLICATION – Why Latin America matters

Xavier Méndez-Abad, Hans Leinfelder & Yves Schoonjans (2021), Notes on Urban Informality: transformations, places and practices. In Garcia Ferrari S., Offerdal H., Kania M. (eds), Why Latin America…

CONFERENCE – Region Ahra 2021

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CONFERENCE – Histories of urban design. Global trajectories and local identities

ETH Zürich Department of Architecture: 15-17 November 2021, This conference is organised jointly with the TU Delft Department of Architecture.   Lessons from the Galette: Public Space and the…

LUNCH SEMINAR – Urban Cultures (going public)

SUMMER SCHOOL – Rethinking the potential of depopulated places. A study of the ravine of Oliván. Reflections from the SummerSchool “Heritage, Landscape & Memory”.

RETHINKING THE POTENTIAL OF DEPOPULATED PLACES. A STUDY OF THE RAVINE OF OLIVÁN. REFLECTIONS FROM THE SUMMER-SCHOOL “HERITAGE, LANDSCAPE & MEMORY”.   Introduction The phenomenon of depopulation has…

WEBINAR – Territorial Transformations in Waterfronts, international case studies

WEBINAR Territorial Transformations in Waterfronts, international case studies Coney Island Creek, New York City, USA (lecture by Drs. Arch. Gitte Schreurs) Guayaquil, Ecuador (lecture by Drs. Arch. Maria Fernanda…

WEBINAR – Ciudades hechas por ciudadanos

RESEARCH ELECTIVE – 2021-2022 Urban projects, Collective Spaces and Local Identities

MASTER DISSERTATION STUDIO – Streetscape Territories: Multiple Readings, Multiple Interventions.

Streetscape Territories: Multiple Readings, Multiple Interventions.   For more information, click here Architectural interventions for the Hudson Riverfront, Manhattan, New York, USA Master Dissertation Studio, Prof. Dr. Arch. Kris Scheerlinck…

LECTURES – Paola Vigano and Feda Wardak

From 30 August – 8 September 2021, the summer school Eurometropolis 2.1: a blue space in transition (led by Erik Van Daele, Maarten Gheysen and Sophie Leemans) will take…

WORKSHOP – Correctionville01, Noorbeek (The Netherlands)

Two of the members of our research group, Gisèle Gantois and Sophie Leemans will participate in the workshop Correctionville01, which focuses in different aspects concerning mapping. The seminar…

WEBINAR – Experiencias en la transformación del espacio publico en América Latina

LECTURE – Heritage Reformulated. Innovative Occupation Practices by New Users in Vacant Vernacular Spaces at the Spanish Pyrenees.

  In the frame of Rehabilitation of Urban Heritage in the Cities of Iraq Project funded by the DAAD, part of the joint activities between the Middle East Cooperation…

Solidary Mobile Housing INNOVIRIS Co-Creation Project

Solidary Mobile Housing INNOVIRIS Co-Creation Project Supervisors: Burak Pak & Yves Schoonjans Researcher: Aurelie de Smet   Joint project between the two KU Leuven research groups ‘ALT_Shift*’ and…

Emerging Ecologies & Urban Design

Emerging Ecologies & Urban Design Exploring the potential role of alternative relationships between nature and culture in the design of socio-ecological coastal landscapes in the littoral zone of…

GOING PUBLIC Lunch Seminar – Felipe De Ferrari

GOING PUBLIC Lecture Series #27 – Arif Hasan

GOING PUBLIC Lecture Series #22 – Britt Baillie

FINAL REVIEW – Engagement Urban Cultures: Studio maib34

WORKSHOP – Negotiating space in rural and post-industrial areas

WEBINAR – Transformaciones Territoriales

WEBINAR – Transformaciones Territoriales The research group ‘Urban Projects, collective spaces & local identities’ has joined the project ‘Transformaciones Territoriales en El Frente Fluvial de Asunción y Area…

WEBINAR – Perspectivas de diseño en asentamientos urbanos informales en America latina

WEBINAR – Placemaking practices and co-production trajectories

URBAN CULTURES LUNCH SEMINAR #3: KARACHI FROM A DISTANCE. A NEW PERSPECTIVE 12/05/21

URBAN CULTURES LUNCH SEMINAR #3: Click here!   Karachi From a Distance. A New Perspective Case of Karachi – A Hyper Transforming Mega City Click here for the Zoom…

Collective Spaces in Workers’ Villages in Post-industrial Northeast China – A Critical Socio-spatial Analysis

Workers’ villages played an important role in the identity building of the first decades of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). During the first and second Five-Year Plan…

Rethinking the dispersed city paradigm by exploring the strategic nodes of its (physical) networks.

Rethinking the dispersed city paradigm by exploring the strategic nodes of its (physical) networks. Design strategies at the intermediate scale for the next urban constellation. In the binary…

Multilayered Public Spaces in Informal Settlements

Multilayered public spaces as productive assets towards more sustainable informal settlements: the case study of Lahore, Pakistan   Informal settlements are one of the critical challenges of urbanism…

Urban Cultures – Lunch Seminars

Webinar “Co-producing inclusive public spaces in barrios populares”

The research group Urban Projects, Collective Spaces and local identities invites you to the webinar “Co-producing inclusive public spaces in barrios populares” (sessions 1,2 and 4 to be…

SUMMERSCHOOL: Heritage, Landscape & Memory. Pyrenees, Spain.

IMPORTANT DATES – Dates SummerSchool: 03-13 September 2021 (to be confirmed, under current COVID19 circumstances) – Info-sessions (online): June (dates to be announced) – Deadline for application:   …