KRIS W. B. SCHEERLINCK

Kris W. B. Scheerlinck

October 17th 1972 [Aalst/Belgium]
Nationalestraat 21 2000 Antwerp Belgium
tel +32 3 47 50 500 cel +32 483 047 754
mail kris.scheerlinck@streetscapeterritories.com
blog http://streetscapeterritories.wordpress.com

Academia

2005-2010: Doctorate Program in Architecture & Urban Design, presented January 2010
University Ramon Llull, Architecture School La Salle, Architecture Course [Barcelona/Spain]
and Polytechnical University of Catalonia, ETSAB [Barcelona/Spain]
Final dissertation: “Depth Configurations. Proximity, Permeability and Territorial Boundaries in Urban Projects”
Chairs Prof. Architect Manuel de Solà-Morales / Prof. Architect Amador Ferrer
excellent cum laude

2000-2004: Masters Program “Research in Urban Design and Planning”
Polytechnical University of Catalonia, ETSAB [Barcelona/Spain]
honours

1998-2000: Masters Program “Metropolis, Postgraduate Program in Architecture and Urban Culture”
Polytechnical University of Catalonia, ETSAB [Barcelona/Spain]
honours

1995-1997: Postgraduate Program Urban Planning
1st module, University of Gent, UG [Gent/Belgium]
honours

1990-1995: B.A. / M.A. in Architecture
WENK, School of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas [Gent/Belgium]
honours

Academic experience

2010-present : Program Director Master Programs in Architecture, Studio Instructor and Lecturer: Graduate and
Postgraduate Programs at KULeuven/LUCA, School of Arts, Campus Sint-Lucas [Gent-Brussels/Belgium]
(international) studios architecture, urban design/landscape design and theoretical courses

2000-2012 : Program Coordinator, Studio Instructor and Lecturer: Graduate and Postgraduate Programs
Architecture School La Salle, University Ramon Llull, Architecture Course [Barcelona/Spain]
campus Tarragona/campus Barcelona
studio urban design/landscape design and theory

2009-2010: Program Director, Lecturer and Coordinator: summer programs architecture
Architecture School La Salle, University Ramon Llull, Architecture Course [Barcelona/Spain]
campus Barcelona
courses and studio architecture, urban design/landscape design

2009-2011 : Lecturer / Studio Teacher
University of Calgary
Barcelona Term-Abroad Program, Environmental Design Program, Graduate Course [Barcelona/Spain]
studio urban design/landscape design and theory

 

2007-2010 : Lecturer / Studio Teacher
School of Architecture, College of Architecture and the Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago
Study Abroad Program in Barcelona, Architecture Program, Undergraduate, Graduate Courses [Barcelona/Spain]
studio architecture urban design/landscape design and theoretical courses

2006-2009 : Lecturer / Studio Teacher
Barcelona Architecture Center, Polytechnical University of Catalonia, Polytechnical Foundation of
Catalonia, International Exchange Programs, Study Abroad Programs
-Polytechical University of Monterrey, Mexico, Program with Graduate architecture students [Barcelona/Spain]
-University of Texas at San Antonio, USA, Program with Graduate architecture students [Barcelona/Spain]
-Texas A&M University, USA, Program with graduate Grchitecture students [Barcelona/Spain]
-Clemson University, USA, Program with Graduate architecture students [Barcelona/Spain]

2002-2003 : Assitant Professor: Studio Instructor and lecturer Graduate Course architecture
Polytechnical University of Catalonia, ETSAB, Architecture Course [Barcelona/Spain]
studio architecture/urban design

1998-1999 : Guest lecturer
WENK, School of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas [Gent/Belgium]
Conferences/Critic

2012: Lecture on “Depth Configuration in Urban Projects, Waterfronts.” Master Program in Architecture.,
Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona MPIA, [Barcelona/España]

2012: International Doctoral Seminar about Urban Projects, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona MPIA,
[Barcelona/España]

2012: Seminar and exhibition “Streetscape Territories, Williamsburg” at KULeuven/LUCA, School of Arts,
Campus Sint-Lucas [Brussels/Belgium]

2012: Seminar and exhibition “Streetscape Territories, Williamsburg” at Flanders House [New York/USA]

2011: co-organisor Urban Design Week, Institute for Urban Design, New York [New York/USA]

2011: Lecture Oikodomos Conference “Housing, Innovating, Learning”, KULeuven/LUCA, School of Arts,
Campus Sint-Lucas [Brussels/Belgium]

2011: International Doctoral Seminar about Urban Projects, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona MPIA,
[Barcelona/España]

2011: Conference “Depth Configurations”, Teknion University, Architecture Department. [Haifa/Israel]

2011: Conference “Privacy and Depth Configurations”, International Conference, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced
Studies [Helsinki/Finland]

2010: Conference “Depth Configurations. Projects in New York and Barcelona”
Study-Abroad Program University of South Carolina, studio in [Barcelona/España]

2010: Conference “Formalising Barcelona. Recent Urban Projects in Barcelona”
Collective Intelligence, International Academic Centre for Architecture and Planning [Barcelona/España]

2010: Keynote speaker and Critic in Graduate Research Week Urban Projects: “Depth Configurations”
WENK, School of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas [Gent/Brussels/Belgium]

2008-2009: Lecturer, Studio Instructor and Critic OIKODOMOS workshops
Universidad Ramon Llull, Architecture School La Salle [Barcelona/España]
Université Téchnique de Grenoble, Departament d’Urbanisme [Grenoble/France]

2006 : Keynote speaker, Lecturer and Critic in Graduate Research Week-end and Workshops. “Depth in Urban
Projects”. Architecture and Landscape Architecture Programs.
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, RMIT [Melbourne/Australia]

1999-2002 : “Shelter”
International workshops with students of Architecture, History of Art and Industrial Design in
-National University of Cordoba, Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Design [Cordoba/Argentina]
-Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture [Bratislava/Slovak Republic]
-Technical University Federico Santa Maria, Department of Architecture [Valparaiso/Chile]
-WENK, School of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas [Gent/Brussels/Belgium]

1998-1999 :“Densiteit Density Densité Densidad 989900”
International workshops in Gent and Barcelona with students of
-WENK, School of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas[Gent/Brussels/Belgium]
-Polytechnical University of Catalonia, ETSAB [Barcelona/Spain]

1999: Guest lecturer
International Seminar “Inside Density”, organised by Network for Theory and Architecture Criticism, Brussels

2007-present: Fellow at the Institute for Urban Design, [New York/USA]

Research

2011-present: ALFA: ADU_2020 project: research and exchange project financed by the EUropean Union to
Restructure Higher Education in Architecture, Urbansim and Design [Europe/Latin America]
Country coordinator. Organisation of conferences, lectures, network meetings, parallel design studios, workshops.

2010-present: Streetscape Territories: Research on Urban Projects at KULeuven/LUCA, School of Arts, Campus
Sint-Lucas [Gent/Brussels/Belgium]
Seminars, workshops, lectures and exhibitions in Barcelona, New York Ghent and Brussels.
Various international publications and lectures.

2008-2010: Research OIKODOMOS project: research on Contemporary Housing in European Landscapes
International research platform, financed by the European Commission, www.oikodomos.org, partners:
Faculty of Architecture, Slovak University of Technology, [Bratislava/Slovakia]
Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura La Salle, Universitat Ramon Llull [Barcelona/Spain]
Eastern Mediterranean University [North Cyprus/Turkey]
University of Southhampton [Southhampton/United Kindgdom]
Università della Svizzera Italiana [Lugano/Switzerland]
Institut d’Urbanisme IUG, Université Pierre Mendès [Grenoble/France]
research cell: KUL/WENK, School of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas [Gent/Brussels/Belgium]

2005-2010: Doctoral Research on “Depth Configurations. Proximity, Permeability and Territorial Boundaries in
Urban Projects”, theoretical research and illustrating case studies in New York and Barcelona
University Ramon Llull, Architecture School La Salle, Architecture Course [Barcelona/Spain]
and Polytechnical University of Catalonia, ETSAB [Barcelona/Spain]
Chairs Prof. Architect Manuel de Solà-Morales / Prof. Architect Amador Ferrer

2006-2007: Research on Isolated Low Dense Residential Units in the provinces of Girona, Lleida and Tarragona
[Spain]
Client: Generalitat de Catalunya
In collaboration with Architect Joan Barba [Barcelona/Spain] and Geographer Montse Mercadè [Barcelona/Spain]

2003-2005: Research on Isolated Low Dense Residential Units in the Province of Barcelona [Spain]
Publication of results, incuded in policy framework
Client: Deputy Council of the Province of Barcelona [research published]
In collaboration with Architect Joan Barba [Barcelona/Spain] and Geographer Montse Mercadè [Barcelona/Spain]

Professional experience / Projects (selection)

2008-2012: Urban Project: Masterplan and Design Urban Riverside Duero [Soria/Spain]
Winning competition: Urban strategies for the Duero Riverside Area and Cultural Heritage Site with Housing
Client: City Government of Soria
In collaboration with Architects Joan Barba, Christian Sintes, David Domínguez [Barcelona/Spain]

2008-2009: Housing Project: Strategic Area in Catalunya [Valls/Spain]
urban proposal for 1800 residential units with a new urban park
Client: Generalitat de Catalunya, regional government
In collaboration with Architects Joan Barba, Jesús de la Torre, Marta Iñigo [Barcelona/Spain]

2003: Design Exhibitions for European Landscape Biennial [Barcelona/Spain]
Client: Official Council of Architects of Catalunya, COAC, Barcelona

2001-2004: Architecture, Urban Design/Landscape Design projects at Studio Carlos Carnicer and Joan Barba [Barcelona/Spain]
-Montigalà park [Badalona/Spain]: urban park, public space
-Santa Juliana [Logroño/Spain]: Plan Parcial, housing project and public space; 1st prize competition
-Santa Margarida de Montbui [Igualada/Spain]: Plan Local de Vivienda, study for urban growth scenario
-Plaza Indautxu and G. de la Revilla [Bilbao/Spain]: public space, 2nd prize international competition
-Montornès Nord [Montornès del Vallès/Spain]: urban rehabilitation project and design public space

1998-2001: Architecture/Urban Design projects at Studio Manuel de Solà-Morales [Barcelona/Spain]
-Waterfront [Porto, Matosinhos/Portugal]: masterplan, urban design: public space, public facilities and infrastructure
-22@-program Poble Nou [Barcelona/Spain]: urban planning, study of urban proposal
-Rehabilitation project for existing waterfront Moll de la Fusta [Barcelona/Spain]: masterplan and urban design
-Study Housing Projects

1996-1998: Urban projects [Gent , Kortrijk /Belgium] at Studio Philip Deceuninck [Aalter/Belgium]

Publications

doctoral thesis, published online: http://www.tesisenxarxa.net/TDX-0203110-102626/

http://streetscapeterritories.wordpress.com

Scheerlinck Kris. (2013) “Collective Spaces Streetscape Territories Notebook”. Ghent/Brussels, Sint-Lucas School of Architecture, 2013, 500 ex., 115 pag., ISSN 2294-4672

Scheerlinck Kris. (2012) “Williamsburg New York Streetscape Territories Notebook”. Ghent/Brussels, Sint-Lucas School of Architecture, 2012, 500 ex., 95 pag., ISSN 2294-4672

Scheerlinck Kris, Schoonjans Yves, Greene Margarita. (2012) “The New Architect: Towards a Shared Authorship”. In: Good Practices, Best Practices / Boutsen Dag (Ed.) Gent, Sint-Lucas School of Architecture, 2012, p. 17-23. ISBN 9789081323857

Scheerlinck, Kris. (2012) “Depth Configurations and Privacy. Proximity, Permeability and Territorial Boundaries in Urban Projects”. In Revealing Privacy:Debating the Understandings pf Privacy / Margherita Carucci (ed.)Frankfurt am Maine, Peter Lang, 2012, p89-104. ISBN 978-3-631-62128-8

Scheerlinck, Kris, (2011) “Depth Configurations: Urban Projects”, paper in magazine Architektúra and Urbanizmus, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2011

Scheerlinck, Kris, (2011)“Depth Configurations: Urban Projects”, paper, International Conference on Research in Architecture and Urbanism, by Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura Valencia, Spain

Scheerlinck, Kris, a.o., (2010) “Ceuta: La Estrategia de un Lugar”, article “Ceuta: Un Territorio Fronterizo”, Edita, Instituto de Estudios Ceutíes, Ceuta, 2010

Scheerlinck, Kris, a.o., (2008) “2030 New York, a Notebook”, article “About Multiple Choice”, publication of the Institute for Urban Design New York, New York, 2008

Scheerlinck, Kris; Barba, Joan; Mercadè, Montse (2006) “Les Urbanitzacions a la Província de Barcelona”, Deputy Council of the Province of Barcelona, October 2006

Scheerlinck, Kris (2004) “Published Spaces”, in “Urbanismo”, nº16, Magazine Portuguese Urban Planners, Lisbon

Scheerlinck, Kris (2003) “Multiple Reading”, in “Transversal”, Girona, April 2003

Scheerlinck, Kris (2001) “Projectes per al port urbà de Badalona”, publication of results workshop “Proyectos Urbanos”, E.T.S.A. LA SALLE, Barcelona, 2001, editors Amador Ferrer y Kris Scheerlinck

Bio

Kris W. B. Scheerlinck (Associated Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven, campus Sint-Lucas Brussels/Ghent) studied Architecture (School of Architecture, Sint-Lucas, Ghent), Spatial Planning (University of Ghent/KULeuven) and Urban Design (UPC Barcelona) and obtained his Ph.D. in Architecture and Urban Projects with Prof. de Solà-Morales and Prof. Ferrer as thesis directors (UPC/URL, Barcelona, Spain). For almost 15 years, he ran his own design practice in Ghent, Barcelona and New York, working on research, architecture and urban projects in an international context. He coordinated and taught design studios and theoretical courses in Architecture and Urban Design Programs at various institutions and universities in New York, Barcelona, Bratislava, Melbourne, Valparaiso, Cordoba, Gent and Brussels. He is currently Program Director of the International Master Programs in Architecture at the Associated Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven, campus Sint-Lucas Brussels/Ghent. He directs an international research project on depth configurations in urban projects, called Streetscape Territories.