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Joachim Declerck

Joachim Declerck is founder and partner of the Architecture Workroom Brussels. Educated as architect and urban designer at Ghent University (BE) and the Berlage Institute (NL), Declerck’s activities focus on innovation within the disciplines of architecture and urban design, while exploring their role within the transformation of the built environment. From 2008 to 2011 Joachim Declerck was head of the professional development program at the Berlage Institute. Complementary to the postgraduate, PhD, and public and publications programs, the professional development program broadens the institute’s research activities to the professional sector and opens its laboratory to architectural practitioners, practices, and other related organizations (public and private). Before taking this position, Declerck co-edited the Berlage Institute publication Brussels–A Manifesto: Towards the Capital of Europe and was curator of the exhibition A Vision for Brussels. Together with Vedran Mimica, he formed the curatorial team when the Berlage Institute was the curator of the 3rd International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, in 2007. Since the founding of the Architecture Workroom, Declerck was curator of the exhibition Building for Brussels. Architecture and Urban Transformation in Europa in BOZAR (2010). He was part of the Curator Team of the 5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam - Making City (april 2012).



November 3, 2014

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June 20, 2013

Report Symposium 'Een gedeelde ontwerpagenda voor Vlaanderen' online - only in Dutch - more

February 15, 2013

Changing Cultures of Planning awarded bronze medal for the price Best book design from all over the world

January 24, 2013

Changing Culture of Planning awarded by the prix Fernand Baudin!

November 26, 2012

Review on the presentations of 'The Ambition of the Territory' in the Belgian Pavilion in Venice and in deSingel International Arts Camus in Antwerp by Els Vervloesem for rekto:verso. - in Dutch only -

November 9, 2012

Article about Parckdesign 2012 - Garden in A+238

April 29, 2012

Article on 5th IABR - Making City in Flemish newspaper De Standaard. read here

April 19, 2012

Architecture Workroom launches its website on the occasion of the opening of Making City—5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam.

April 19, 2012

Joachim Declerck is member of the curatorial team of the 5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam—Making City, to visit in Rotterdam from the 20th of April.

February 28, 2012

Now online: trailer of the 5th IABR - Making City with contributions by George Brugmans, Henk Ovink and Joachim Declerck. watch here

February 8, 2012

AWJGGRAUaDVVTAT is appointed as curator of the Belgian Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Biennale in Venice 2012.


Lecture: 'MozaiekBrabant in Tilburgs perspectief' CAST

Festival Kanal Play Gound 17-21 september 2014 FestivalKanal

Symposium january 8, 2013 Naar een gedeelde ontwerpagenda voor Vlaanderen

The Ambition of the Territory - Masterclass Artesis, taking place from the 5th to the 9th of November 2012 in the exhibitionspace at deSingel.

Changing Cultures of planning - Presentation of the book and exhibition at STROOM Den Haag from 9th of October. more

The Belgian Pavilion in Venice will be opened by Joke Schauvliege, Flemish Minister for Culture, on Tuesday, 28 August 2012 at 5:00 PM. The exhibition can be visited from 29 August to 25 November 2012.

Garden - Parckdesign 2012 and Burning Ice are co-organizing a day of reflection and debate on how wastelands and empty urban spaces could become civil, green and pubic places. more

Debate "Making design and politics". The debate centres on cross-sector and multidisciplinary approaches to city making and the role of design in urban politics. Wednesday April 25th, Nai, Rotterdam. More

Lecture on the study 'Naar een visionaire Woningbouw' by POSAD and AWB at the 'Atelier Bouwmeester' of the Flemish Government Architect in Brussels on Wednesday the 2th of May. more