Roxane Enescu is an architect and lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture of ULB (Free University of Brussels) where she initiated in 2012 the « Architecture and Cinema » course and lab. Complementary to architecture, she studied sculpture and painting at the Academy of Beaux-Arts in Brussels, digital video production at the SAE Institute, and public sector management at Solvay School of Brussels. She is affiliated with the Hortence and Sasha research centers, where she has conducted her PhD research titled “Everyday architecture viewed through the lens of experimental and avant-garde cinema of the sixties and seventies ». Her videos, documentaries and artistic productions focus on the representation and visual understanding of reality in its various expressions, and have been showcased in Belgium, Italy and the USA.
Marina Otero is an architect based in Rotterdam. She is Head of Research at Het Nieuwe Instituut and was chief curator of Oslo Architecture Trienal 2016 together with the After Belonging Agency. Previously, she was Director of Global Network Programming at Studio-X, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University GSAPP. Otero studied architecture at TU Delft and ETSA Madrid, where she is a PhD candidate. In 2013, as a Fulbright Scholar, she graduated from the M.S. in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture at Columbia University GSAPP. Her work, recently awarded by The Graham Foundation and Fundación Arquia, has been published in different publications including sqm: The quantified Home, Arquitectura Viva, and Domus. Otero is co-editor of Promiscuous Encounters and Unmanned Architecture and Security Series, and has curated exhibitions at The 2013 Shenzhen Bicity Biennale and the 2014 Istanbul Design Biennial.
Véronique Patteeuw is an engineer architect, critic and editor based in Brussels. She is an associate professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et du Paysage Lille and has lectured in a large number of European institutions. She is an editor of OASE, Journal for Architecture and co-curated in 2006 the Belgian pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Véronique Patteeuw has recently finalized a doctoral research entitled “Architects without architecture” and is currently co-editing a volume on the role of the architectural media in shaping postmodern architecture (Bloomsbury, 2017). With Sara Noel Costa de Araujo, she develops architectural research-projects at Studio SNCDA.
Dennis Pohl studied architecture at Leibniz University Hannover and Artesis Antwerp. Next to a degree in philosophy from the KU Leuven, he holds Masters in Architecture and Urban Research from the AdBK Nürnberg. Since 2015 he is associated at the PhD program Knowledge of the Arts at the UdK Berlin, where he develops his research on the political role of the Architecture of the European Institutions. He has previously taught at the Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam and the UdK Berlin. In the field of architecture, Pohl has collaborated with several studios like Common Room, Dogma, LAb[au] and Nomad Concept.
Hemeleers is a urban planner and law specialist. His work focuses on sustainable urban projects and European urban policies. Between 2009 and 2014, he has been an advisor then a deputy chief of staff for the minister of environment, energy and urban renovation for the Brussels Region. He was in charge of the implementation of the Brussels ERDF program (2007-2013).
Benoit Moritz holds a degree in architecture (ISACF-La Cambre) and urban planning (UPC Barcelona). In 2001, with Jean-Marc Simon, he co-founded MSA office in Brussels, which has been recently awarded Emerging Architect Mies Award 2017. He additionally develops academic and research activities at the Faculty of Architecture La Cambre (ULB). There he is the co-coordinator of the Laboratory on Urbanism, Infrastructures and Ecologies (LoUIsE). His research focuses on urban projects currently developed in Belgian cities and the actors involved. Benoit Moritz is also the author of many articles related to urbanism.
Bernard Dubois (architect):
Dubois is a Belgian practicing architect and curator graduated in L’École de la Cambre, Brussels in 2009. Based in Brussels, his studio produces projects in Belgium, France, Switzerland, Italy and China. He was co-curator of the Belgian Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.
Pol Esteve (architect):
Esteve is a Spanish practicing architect and teacher graduated from Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona in 2009. He holds Masters in History and Critical thinking by the Architectural Association and is a PhD candidate at The Bartlett (UCL). He has previously collaborated with studios like Cloud9 and R&Sie(n) and founded the practice GOIG in 2015. He is currently teaching design and theory in the AA.