Architecture, Interiority, Inhabitation

Research group at the KU Leuven research Department of Architecture

Cultures of Belgian Space – Cultures de l’Espace belge (1850-1924)

15 – 16 October 2021 Kasteel D’Ursel (Hingene) Emile Verhaerenmuseum (Puurs-Sint-Amands) OrganisersThis conference is organised by Dominique Bauer (KU Leuven), Marjan Sterckx (Ghent University),Laurence Brogniez (Université Libre de Bruxelles – ULB), Jason Hartford (University of Dundee,UK), Claire Moran (Queen’s University Belfast, UK) and Rik Hemmerijck (EmileVerhaerenmuseum, Puurs-Sint-Amands, Belgium) KeynotePatrick McGuinness (St Anne’s College, Oxford, UK)

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Seminar / High Rise – The transformation of post-war large-scale housing

Organized by Martino Tattara and Andrea Migotto. Department of Architecture, KU Leuven Research group Architecture, Interiority, Inhabitation A2I 18 February 2021Zoom webinar: registration link The seminar aims to reflect on the legacy of modernity and of the modern housing project. It questions the intellectual categories, the working methodologies and the concrete artefacts of Modernist architectural

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New FWO research project: The emergence of interior architecture in Belgium, 1945-1999: assessing the impact of education on the identity formation of the design discipline

Recently a joint FWO research project on the emergence of interior architecture in Belgium, hosted by UAntwerpen and KU Leuven, has been awarded. Under the supervision of prof. Els De Vos (UAntwerpen) and prof. Fredie Floré (KU Leuven) the project will develop detailed genealogies of a representative selection of interior design courses in Belgium up

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Hilde Heynen’s book on Sibyl Moholy-Nagy published (at last!)

This summer Hilde Heynen’s long awaited book on Sibyl Moholy-Nagy was published, both in English (with Bloomsbury – ) and in German (with Sandstein – ). The English version is expensive, but the German one very affordable. A major voice in the architectural culture of the fifties and sixties, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy was uniquely

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Open seminar 11th December @ 14h: The Agency of Display: Architecture Exhibitions and the Construction of Postmodern Architecture

The research groups A2I and ARP (Department of Architectuur) will host an open seminar entitled: “The Agency of Display: Architecture Exhibitions and the Construction of Postmodern Architecture” on December 11th 2018.  Speakers: prof. Véronique Patteeuw and prof. Léa-Catherine Szacka. The seminar takes place in the context of the FWO funded Scientific Research Network ‘Texts ≈

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Texts ≈ Buildings: Dissecting Transpositions in Architectural Knowledge (1880-1980)

‘Texts ≈ Buildings: Dissecting Transpositions in Architectural Knowledge (1880-1980)’ is a Scientific Research Network (SRN), launched in 2017 and hosted by the research groups ‘Architectural Cultures of the Recent Past’, ARP, and ‘Architecture, Interiority, Inhabitation’, A2I, of the Department of Architecture, KU Leuven, acting together as core research unit under the coordination of Rajesh Heynickx (Head), Fredie Floré and Ricardo Agarez.

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