PhD by Design Masterclass

Friday 14 June 2019, 9h-17h. Auditorium Victor Bourgeois. Faculté d’Architecture La Cambre Horta, Place Flagey 19, 1050 Ixelles

9h Welcome
9h20 Quentin Meurisse (UMons) – Compact typo-morphologies by use of local search methods
9h55 Carlo Menon (The Bartlett) – When Contents and Methods Tend to Overlap, is Distance in Trouble?´
10h40 Olivier Sire (ULB) – Urban security and right to immobility – Research by participatory design in Brussels
11h15-11h30 pause
11h30 Alexandre Vandongen (ULB) – Big-Data Visualization : a Methodological Reflection to Represent the Non-Visible of a Large-Scale Archaeological Site
12h05 David Erkan (ULB) – Distributed Learning, knowledge at the intersection at education, research and practice

12h40-14h lunch
14h00 Thomas Pearce (The Bartlett) – On the edge of precision’s own shadow. Parallax as a design-research method between reconstruction and reinvention.
14h35 Yogan Muller (ENSAV La Cambre/ULB) – In Praise of Practice-Led Research In A Time of Growing Interconnected Complexity.
15h10-15h30 pause
15h30-16h45 round table discussion
16h45 drink

Panel of invited experts: Johan De Walsche (KULeuven), Murray Fraser (The Bartlett), Bernard Kormoss (ULiège), Thomas Mical (Auckland University of Technology), David Vanderburgh (UCLouvain)

Place: Auditoire Bourgeois, Place Flagey 19, 1050 Ixelles

Denis Derycke (ULB)
Olivier Sire (ULB)
Wouter Van Acker (ULB)
Faculté d’architecture La Cambre-Horta, ULB

Wouter Van Acker

Wouter Van Acker is Associate Professor of Architectural History and Theory at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He is co-director of hortence, ULB’s research centre for architectural history, theory and criticism. His research focus is the history of epistemology and aesthetics in architecture in the twentieth century.