ACTIVITY – Urban Perpetual Recognition: Drawing as an Estrangement from Everyday Vision

By Drs. Arch. Lucas Bizzotto In light of the maib34 Design Studio by Dr. Cecilia Chiappini

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Johan Nielsen: “Remote Practices. Insights on Architectural Design Processes”

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Johan Nielsen “Remote Practices. Insights on Architectural Design Processes”   Date: 11 October 2022 Location: Campus Brussels/LUCA, Paleizenstraat Timing: 4 p.m. CET   Image: Man with…

SEMINAR AND LECTURE – Public Space in Social Housing and Informal Settlement in the Global South

Prof. Dr. Margarita Greene (Faculty of Architecture, PUC, Chile)

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Patricia Tamayo: “From Industrial Compounds to Public Facilities”

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Patricia Tamayo “From Industrial Compounds to Public Facilities” Insights on reconversion projects and their effects on the relationship with the urban surroundings through architectural strategies….

Analysis of Transformation of Collective Spaces in an Interstitial Informal Settlement

The Case of Mlalakuwa- Dar es Salaam-Tanzania   This project focuses on the transformation of collective spaces into sustainable community spaces in informal settlements that are defined by…

PUBLICATION – “South Urban Research Lab (SURLAB)”

NEWS FROM “SOUTH URBAN RESEARCH LAB (SURLAB)”   Free Download of books of the project on Guayaquil and Cuenca (Ecuador):   Xavier Méndez Abad, Daniel Orellana, Félix Chunga,…

SEMINAR – Coproducción de Espacios Públicos Inclusivos en Barrios Populares + SURLAB book launch

SEMINAR Coproducción de Espacios Públicos Inclusivos en Barrios Populares BOOKLANCH SURLAB   Prof. Dr. Yves Schoonjans and Drs. Xavier Méndez Abad will participate in the event in Guayaquil,…

PRESENTATIONS – Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites / RLICC

Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites /RLICC Final presentations of the first year students on the  “Integrated Project Work” 30/06/2022 – Auditorium De Molen (MOLE 00.07) –…

SUMMER SCHOOL – 4 Questions, 1 Territory, 1 Atlas

   

MASTER DISSERTATION – Productive Venice

Productive Venice Streetscape Territories: Architectural Interventions for the Lido Waterfront, Venice, Italy Master Dissertation Studio, Prof. Dr. Arch. Kris Scheerlinck Engagement: Urban Cultures Campus Brussels/Ghent Streetscape Territories Streetscape…

JOINT RESEARCH SEMINAR – Collective Spaces (Re)Visited

Image: The Church of Santa Maria del Mar and its relation with the Born Paseo, Barcelona, 2015. Gothic Church used as (cooled) event space (picture by Scheerlinck Kris (2015)…

INAUGURAL LECTURES – KU Leuven, Department of Architecture. By Prof. Gisèle Gantois

INAUGURAL LECTURES May 13th 2022 Lecture “Restauring Broken Journeys” by Prof. Gisèle Gantois 10h30, Arenberg Castle auditorium + Salons in Leuven Registration is required  

INAUGURAL LECTURES – KU Leuven, Department of Architecture. By Prof. Maarten Gheysen

INAUGURAL LECTURES April 29th 2022 Lecture “Tools for Togetherness” by Prof. Maarten Gheysen 10h30, Campus Hoogstraat Ghent Registration is required    

LECTURES – Invited talks for the course ‘Atelier SUD’

LECTURE – Strategies for Land-Tenure, Housing and Neighbourhoodbuilding in Filadelfia, by Yves Schoonjans

STRATEGIES FOR LAND-TENURE, HOUSING AND NEIGHBOURHOODBUILDING IN FILADELFIA, THE CHACO-AREA, PARAGUAY By Yves Schoonjans   KEYWORDS: Immigration, Informal Settlements, Urban growth, Public Spaces, Sustainable Growth Public spaces are vital for…

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Ahmad Adeel: “Insights into the impact of mega transport infrastructure projects on the transformation of the urban fabric of Lahore”

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Ahmad Adeel “Insights into the impact of mega transport infrastructure projects on the transformation of the urban fabric of Lahore”   Date: 7 March 2022…

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Gitte Schreurs: “Insights on the reconfiguration of vulnerable industrial waterfronts facing shocks and stresses. Coney Island Creek, New York City, USA”

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Gitte Schreurs “Insights on the reconfiguration of vulnerable industrial waterfronts facing shocks and stresses” Coney Island Creek, New York City, USA   Date: 25 February 2022…

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Chukwuemeka Vincent Chukwuemeka: “Emergent Spatialities in Urban Africa: Case Study of Onitsha Markets in Nigeria”

PUBLIC DEFENCE – Chukwuemeka Vincent Chukwuemeka “Emergent Spatialities in Urban Africa: Case Study of Onitsha Markets in Nigeria”   Date: 12 January 2022 Location: Due to covid measures, the…

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