Models for the productive city
Ward Verbakel
2 May 2017, 18:15-20:30
Instituut voor Mechanica. Room : C300 00.81 – Auditorium D

Ward Verbakel obtained a professional degree cum laude in civil engineering and architecture from the University of Leuven, Belgium. As an honorary fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation he studied at Columbia University in the Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design program. Since obtaining his professional license in 2006 he co-founded Plusoffice architects, a practice in Belgium working on various design projects ranging from landscape urbanism and master planning to residential and social housing projects. The team he led recently won the Middle Cities Passages competition in Toronto. Over the last three years the research conducted by plusoffice architects has focusssed on the productive city with exhibitions at IABR Rotterdam and Bozar Brussels. Currently he teaches urban design studio as adjunct professor at KULeuven and Columbia University. Ward is president of the editorial board of the magazine A+ Architecture in Belgium.

Instituut voor Mechanica
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Room : C300 00.81 – Auditorium D