OPEN RESEARCH SEMINAR – 11 DECEMBER 2018 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… Continue reading Research seminar: The Agency of Display: Architecture exhibitions and the construction of postmodern architecture
CALL FOR PAPERS – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ARP member Ashika Singh is co-organizing the following conference: DISPLACEMENT & DOMESTICITY SINCE 1945. REFUGEES, MIGRANTS, EXPATS MAKING HOMES It will take place on March 28-29th 2019 in Brussels, under the joint patronage of EAHN and KU Leuven. The goal of this conference is to critically engage with and reflect on the ways in… Continue reading Conference: Displacement & Domesticity since 1945. Refugees, migrants, expats making homes.
Prof. Sven Sterken obtained a visiting fellowship to the University of Queensland from 31st July until 31st August 2018. During his stay in Brisbane he will study the archives of Archbishop James Duhig (1871-1965), known as ‘James the Builder’ since he raised finance for no less than 400 church buildings during his tenure. In particular, he will study… Continue reading Sven Sterken visiting fellowship University of Queensland
EXHIBITION – until 14.01.2018 At deSingel, you have the change to discover the unique universe of architect and monk Dom Hans van der Laan. You can also combine a visit at the exhibition with a guided tour in the abbey of Roosenberg in Waasmunster, one of van der Laan’s masterpieces. This exhibition was curated by… Continue reading Exhibition: Dom Hans Van Der Laan
‘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. Read more… Continue reading Texts ≈ Buildings: Dissecting transpositions in architectural knowledge (1880-1980)
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP – Leuven, 3 – 4 July 2017 The research group Architectural Cultures of the Recent Past (ARP) of KU Leuven and KADOC, the Documentation and Research Centre on Religion, Culture and Society of KU Leuven, are organizing an international workshop on religion, urban planning and demographic change in post-war Europe. The workshops aims… Continue reading Workshop: Territories of Faith. Religion, urban planning and demographic change in post-war Europe 1945 – 1975
EXCURSION – 22 April 2017 DOCOMOMO Belgium together with Sven Sterken and Eva Weyns are organizing a bus tour and interior visits to modern religious architecture in the surroundings of Brussels. For more details and subscrition, check out the DOCOMOMO website: Liturgical Renewal and Modern Architecture
Theory’s History, a conference to be hosted at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts in Brussels from 8 till 10 February 2017 is fast approaching.This two-day conference brings together 76 young and established scholars who engage in a discussion on the challenges of the historiography of architectural knowledge. Confirmed keynotes are… Continue reading Theory’s History – Conference registration is now open!
CALL FOR PAPERS – INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP Territories of Faith. Religion, urban planning and demographic change in post-war Europe, 1945-1975. The research group Architectural Cultures of the Recent Past (ARP) of KU Leuven and KADOC, the Documentation and Research Centre on Religion, Culture and Society of KU Leuven, are organizing an international workshop on 3 – 4 July 2017 in Leuven… Continue reading Workshop: Territories of Faith. Registration is open!
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP – 16 JUNE 2016 Objects of Schooling is an ongoing project that investigates the pedagogic and discursive functions of objects in architectural education from the 1940s to the 1990s. It is part of the FWO-funded PhD project entitled ‘The formation of architectural theory in Belgium, 1965-1995’.On Thursday 16 June 2016, 8 speakers in… Continue reading Objects of Schooling II, Visual pedagogies in architectural education 194X-199X