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WORKSHOP – “Beyond the Campus Walls: Bridging Education, Environment, and Everyday Life”

Over 60 students from the Masters of Architecture and Urbanism & Spatial Planning took part and delved into the transformation of diverse university campuses in Ghent, intricately weaving…

RESEARCH SEMINAR – A2I/ARP

The research groups A2I and ARP will host a seminar with Professor Helena Mattsson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) as a guest speaker and presentations by three PhD…

In Space We Read Trauma: Disclosing Microhistories in Kosovo, 1980-1999

Trauma Studies, the scholarship analysing representations of disruptive experiences and their effect on identity and memory, is a field largely marked by language-based discourses. In examining the psychological…

SUMMER INTENSIVE RESEARCH PROGRAMME – One territory, four questions, one atlas. Oslo, Norway.

The programme is aimed to share insights and reflections on mapping. Organised by AHO Oslo, KULeuven, Universidade do Minho and ETSABarcelona-UPC.  

SUMMER INTERNSHIP – Paraguay

Slum Upgrading Projects and Sustainable Reconversion of Riverbank Infrastructures in Asunción, Paraguay. Joint project: KU Leuven – Universidad Nacional de Asunción

The role of spatial memory in urban reconstruction planning after disaster. The Ypres case.

In urban reconstruction planning after a disaster, the pressure on the recovery of space, discourse and organisations brings forward a monomaniac strategy often based on the four-staged recovery…

SUMMER INTERNSHIP – Bolivia

LOS POZOS – MARKETSECTOR IN SANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA, BOLIVIA, KU LEUVEN-UPSA, 2022 Link BOOKLET

SUMMER INTERNSHIP – Tanzania

UNDERSTANDING THE EMERGING COLLECTIVE SPACES IN MLALAKUWA INFORMAL SETTLEMENT, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (KU Leuven- Ardhi University) Link BOOKLET

SUMMER INTERNSHIP – Paraguay

STUDY OF MICROFILLING, URBAN FABRIC AND USE OF SPACE IN THE CATEURA LAGOON AND DUMP SITE, ASUNCIÒN, PARAGUAY (KU Leuven- Universidad de Asunsiòn) Link BOOKLET

DOCTORAL SEMINAR – Travelling concepts: learning from the dispersed territory of Flanders

Travelling concepts: learning from the dispersed territory of Flanders Fri 27 January 2023, 13:00-15:00 CET online Diana Gouveia Amaral, KU Leuven & University of Minho Sophie Leemans, KU…

LECTURE – Lifelines: Infrastructure (and) Transformation in the European Territory

A lunchtime lecture by Sophie Leemans, Architect, PhD researcher at KU Leuven (supervisor: Maarten Gheysen, co-supervisor: Erik Van Daele), and Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Center for Resilient Cities…

AWARD – Publications SURLAB finalist on the Pan-American Architecture Biennale in Quito, Ecuador (2022)

The publication of a funded South Initiative VLIR-UOS SURLAB-Project (main coordinator of our faculty: Yves Schoonjans, Hans Leinfelder & Xavier Mendez) were selected on the Pan-American Architecture Biennale…

SEMINAR – Rural Structures in the Periphery of a Megacity: The Case of Bogotá and its Former Villages

Wednesday 16 November. 3pm. Campus Gent, Sint-Niklaasstraat, Room 2.11 Lecture by Dipl.-Ing. Arch. Alissa Diesch (Fakultät für Architektur und Landschaft | Leibniz Universität Hannover). Research presentations by PhD candidates / post-doctoral…

CONFERENCE – Contested heritage in the 21st century: Eastern Europe and beyond.

(20-21 October 2022) Prof. Dr. Gisèle Gantois participates as discussant in the online conference “Contested heritage in the 21st century: Eastern Europe and beyond”.  It is an initiative…

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….

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

   

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…

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…