Fakultät für Architektur und Bauingenieurwesen

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Grafe

Prof. Dr. Ir. Christoph Grafe MA (AA)
Born 26 December 1964
Bremen, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, FR Germany
Academic Curriculum
2013– Professor of Architectural History and Theory, University of Wuppertal, Germany
1999–2013 Associate Professor Architectural Design / Interiors at the Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
2005–2008 Coordinator MSc programme architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
1997–99 Part-time lecturer Architectural Design / Interiors at the Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Professional Activities
2016 Commissioner and content coordinator Belgian Pavilion Biennale di Architettura, Venice         
2011–2017 Director Flanders Architecture Institute, Antwerp, Belgium
2015 Chair of the A-committee (for exceptional urban projects), City of Antwerp, Belgium
2012 Commissioner Belgian Pavilion Biennale di Architettura, Venice
Other Academic Activities
2017–18 Visiting Professor History and Theory of Twentieth Century Architecture, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
2016– Honorary professor University of Hasselt, Belgium
2016– Member advisory board (Fachbeirat) Baukunstarchiv North Rhine Westphalia, Dortmund, Germany
2014 PHD board member University of Hasselt, Belgium
2013 academic board member PHD programme AIA, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
2013– Member of Scientific Committee of DAStU, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
2012 PHD board member KU Leuven, Belgium
2011–2012 Chairman visitation committee for the university educations of Interior Architecture in Flanders
2010–2011 Guest professor in the chair Cultura tecnologica della progettazione (Luciano Crespi) Politecnico di Milano, Milan, design project for alternative uses of existing communal market halls in Milan
2010–2011 Guest professor Artesis Hogeschool Antwerp, architectural criticism
2009–2014 External examiner MA Advanced Architecture & Interior Design, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Current Editorial Activities
2009– Member of the editorial advisory board of Interiors: Architecture, Design, Culture, Berg Publishers, Oxford
2007– Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Architecture, published on behalf of the Royal Institute of British Architects by Routledge
1995– Editor of OASE, architectural journal, NAi publishers Rotterdam
Design experience/practice
1993–1999 Architect with Dam en Partners architecten, Amsterdam
1992 Internship and architectural assistant with Komossa en Wagenaar architecten, Amsterdam/Rotterdam
1986 Work and study period, Toronto, Canada
1984 Internship Dipl.-Ing. J. Kück, interior design and cabinet makers, Worpswede (Bremen, Germany)
Advisory activities/ Prize juries
2017 Jury BWMSTR label, Flemish Government Architect, Brussels, Belgium
2015/16 Jury BWMSTR label, Flemish Government Architect, Brussels, Belgium
2014 Jury member Pierre Bayle Prize for architectural citicism, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2014 Member of Scouting Team Prix de Rome, The Netherlands
2013 External analyst of jury committee Euregional Architecture Prize, Hasselt/ Aachen/ Maastricht/ Liège
2012 Member research steering committee, Faculty of Architecture, University of Antwerp, Belgium
2012 Member ‘gezaghebbend panel’, advisory board for the academic structure of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Hasselt, Belgium
2005–2009 Member advisory committee architecture Stimuleringsfonds voor architectuur, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2008 Advisory committee Contract (Schrofer Stichting), practice-oriented Master education for design, interiors and architecture, Amsterdam
2005 Jury member ‘De gouden pyramide’ (state prize for exemplary patronage in architecture and planning in the Netherlands)
1994 Advisory board congress ‘Spatial concept in post-war theatre building in the Netherlands’, Nederlands Theaterinstituut/ Theaterfestival
1989 Assistant-examiner competition European Patent Office, Leidschendam, Holland
Design juries
2019 Competition Karel De Grote Hogeschool, Antwerp, Belgium
2018 Competition De Peperbus/ Sint Jan Baptist, Antwerp, Belgium
2017 Competition Ringland, Antwerp, Belgium
2017 Ideas competition Linkeroever, Antwerp, Belgium
2015 Call for submissions for the Belgian pavilion at the Venice Biennale of architecture (2016)
2015 Competition Belgacom Tower, Ghent, Belgium
2015 Competition Redesign Groenplaats, Antwerp, Belgium
2015 Competition Refurbishment and renewal city hall, Antwerp, Belgium
2015 Competition Flemish Radio and Television site, Brussels, Belgium
2012 Jury architects’ pool, City of Antwerp, Belgium
2012 Competition VTI Secondary School Roeselare, Belgium
2011 Competition MPI ‘t Craeneveld school for children with special needs, Oudenaarde, Belgium
Reviewing activities
2008 International Conference on Interior Architecture, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
2005– Routledge Publishers, London, various publications on architecture and cultural history
Stipends and Prizes
1997 Individual stipend, Amsterdam Funds for Visual Arts, Sculpture and Architecture
1994 Archiprix 1994, honourable mention
September 2019, ‘Wesensmerkmale von europäischen Städten – Westeuropäische Anmerkungen zu einem Diskurs über Formen des Städtischen’, Deutsche Akademie für Städtebau und Landesplanung DASL, annual conference, Aachen, Germany
September 2019, ‘Public pride and the decoration of the city’, Historische Stadthalle, Wuppertal, Germany
September 2019, ‘Volkspaleizen – Architectuur en gemeenschapsopbouw in het naoorlogse Europa’, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
June 2019, ‘Bremische Architektur – Architektur in Bremen’, Bremen Centre for Architectual Culture bzb/ Bremische Bürgerschaft (state parliament of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen), Bremen, Germany
April 2019, ‘Ensembles/ Commons; Communities of Purpose’, inaugural colloquium Prof. Tom Avermaete, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
March 2019, ‘Architecture + Culture = Heimat? Stories from two European Regions’, Insel Hombroich, Neuss, Germany
March 2019, ' Colour of the ancients; The publication Restitution du temple d’Empedocle à Selinonte, ou l’architecture polychrome chez les Grecs by Jacques-Ignace Hittorff (1851)’, Ungers-Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft (Ex Libris series, with Kersten Geers), Cologne, Germany
‘Innenstadt Bremen, Konzepte für eine lebendige Stadt’, BDA/ bzb, Bremen, Germany
November 2018, ‘Lob der Grauzonen/ In Praise of Grey zones’, Architekturtheorietage, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna Austria
September 2018, ‘Archives and International Collaborations’, (session chairmanship and introductory lecture), ICAM Congress 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark
July 2018, ‘Archiving architecture – the case of the Flanders Architecture Archive’, Cologne City Archive, Cologne, Germany
January 2018, ‘Learning from Antwerp?’, Bremer Zentrum für Baukultur bzb, Bremen, Germany
December 2016, ‘The architectural yearbook – a genre of architectural criticism’, RWTH Aachen, Germany
November 2016, ‘Architectural culture and sustainability – the Flemish experience’, Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau, Germany
October 2016, ‘Perspectives of the post-fossile city’, contribution workshop exhibition Petroleumscapes, Stadsmuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
October 2016, ‘The institution and the city – post-war and contemporary buildings for culture’, TU Delft, The Netherlands
September 2016, ‘Architectures of sociability’, University of Ghent, Belgium
July 2016, ‘The beauty of an economy of means – the Belgian contribution to the Biennale di Architettura 2016’, Demanio Marittimo Km 278, Senigallia, Italy
June 2016, ‘Orte der Ankunft – über Stadtkultur und Unternehmergeist’, Symposium ‘Heimaten’, Wuppertaler Bühnen, Wuppertal, Germany
May 2016, ‘Projections – “Research by Design” and Curatorial Practice’, ICAM conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia
May 2016, ‘Books on architecture from Flanders and Brussels’, promenade conversation with Maarten Delbeke, Paul Vermeulen, Kersten Geers, Carlo Menon, Caroline Voet, Françoise Fromonot, Jan de Vylder, hosted in collaboration with Pieter ‘t Jonck, Belgian pavilion, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
April 2016, ‘Kuratorische Praxis: Vermittlung von Entwurfsforschung’, DARA symposium, University of Hannover, Hanover, Germany
February 2016, ‘Der hängende Turm im Tal – Paul Schneider Esleben im europäischen Kontext’, Stadtsparkasse Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
January 2016, ‘Visions on architectural education/ Visionen zur Architekturausbildung’, Architektenkammer Rheinland-Pfalz/ Hochschule Mainz, Germany
January 2016, round table Ruskin Square Festival of Toil, organised by muf architects/artists, Amp House, East Croydon, London, England
January 2016, ‘Cities and rivers – a historical overview’, Port City Talks Istanbul Antwerp, MAS, Antwerp, Belgium
January 2016, ‘En route to work – staged invisibilities in the city’, symposium (organisation and chairmanship with Elke Krasny, Vienna), University of Wuppertal/ Historisches Zentrum Wuppertal
January 2016, ‘Letters from the Wuppertal – a selection of letters by Friedrich Engels’, staged reading with Lukas Mundaz, (prepared in collaboration with Cordula Fink-Schürman), Engelshaus in collaboration with Wuppertaler Bühnen, Wuppertal, Germany
December 2015, ‘The architectural archive and the practice of the architect’, contribution to round-table debate, Symposium ‘Die Bedeutung der Dinge – Wissenspotentiale von Baukunstarchiven’, organisation Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Sonne, University of Dortmund, Germany
December 2015, ‘Contemporary concepts for the cultural centre’, contribution to round-table debate ‘Mediating Infrastructures’, Theatre National, Brussels, Belgium
November 2014, ‘Kontext weiter schreiben – Editing context’, symposium University of Wuppertal (organisation and chairmanship), Wuppertal, Germany
November 2015, ‘Views of the interior’, symposium Domus Communis, Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands
October 2015 ‘Interventions’, contribution to an artist talk with Andreas Schmitten, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
October 2015, ‘Creating public spaces in small cities and rural communities’, Herbert Quandt Stiftung/ Belgian embassy, Berlin, Germany
­­August 2015, ‘Flanders – constructions of architecture and culture, Arch+/KW, Berlin, Germany
June 2015, ‘A not so distant past – The cultural centre and the welfare state’, symposium organised by the Architecture Foundation, Barbican, London, England
March 2015, ‘Constructing a culture of architecture’, Bremen School of Architecture, Bremen, Germany
­March 2015, ‘The Yearbook as an archive and instrument of discourse’, contribution to round-table debate, TU Delft, The Netherlands 
December 2014, ‘Constructing Habitat’, symposium University of Wuppertal (organisation and chairmanship), Wuppertal, Germany
November 2014, People’s Palaces – Architecture, Culture and Democracy’, symposium TU Delft/ Bakema Institute, Delft, The Netherlands
October 2014, ‘Concrete Utopias, Conflicting Utopias – the genesis of the Stockholm Kulturhus’, Kolleg Europa, annual conference, Berlin, Germany
October 2014, ‘Not At Home – Domesticity and contemporary culture’, Interior Kortrijk 2014, Kortrijk, Belgium
June 2014, ‘Millefeuilles - Moderne Traditionen in einem westeuropäischen Territorium’, Annual conference of the annual academy of the German Werkbund NRW, Cleves/Kleve, Germany
June 2014, ‘Codes and Continuities in Architecture’ (organisation and chairmanship), University of Wuppertal, Germany
June 2014, ‘European cities – governance, planning and city planning’, symposium organised by Stadsgedacht, Antwerp, Belgium
February 2014, ‘Nospolis – making cities collaboratively’, moderator of the discussion on ‘Cellular Urbanism, organisation of the conference with Prof. Klaus Overmeyer, Prof. Dr. Guido Spars, Prof. Ulrich Königs, Wuppertal, Germany
January 2014 ‘Umbaukultur’, moderator of a discussion on cultural aspects in the adaptive re-use of cities and buildings, conference organised by Stadtbaukultur NRW, Gelsenkirchen, Germany 
November 2013, ‘People’s Palaces – Kultur und Architektur im Europa der Nachkriegszeit’,  Symposium Bauten der Massenkultur, Stadthalle Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
November 2013, ‘Landschapes of architectural education’, address as analyst of the jury of the Euregional Architecture Prize, Hasselt, Belgium
March 2013, ‘Art practices and architectural culture in 1960s Europe’, Basle, Switzerland
February 2013, ‘European Architectures from Flanders – how an architectural culture can be invented and sustained’, Fondation de l’architecture’, Luxembourg
December 2012, ‘Perspective - What to do with vacant buildings?’, Atelier Bouwmeester, Brussels, Belgium
November 2012, ‘The Ambition of the Territory’, NAIM Maastricht, The Netherlands
March 2012, ‘Narratives, identities and regional development’, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
February 2012, ‘Architecture and cultural expression’, Conference Architecture for Leisure (1945-1980), KU Leuven, Belgium
December 2011, ‘Dierbaar is duurzaam’, De Warande, Brussels, Belgium
November 2011, ‘Zelfbouw/ Self-building, Breed Beraad, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
April 2011, ‘Stones and stories’, Domus Academy, Milan, Italy
April 2011, ‘Pietre, segni, storie – intervenire su edifici e città esistenti’, Politecnico di Milano, Bovisa, Italy
March 2011, ‘Transfer and Transformation’, international PHD colloquium, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
February 2011, ‘Cultural partcipation and architecture’, Stockholms arkitektforening, Stockholm, Sweden
April 2010, ‘Plädoyer für eine kontrollierte Unschärfe – Überlegungen zur Verortung der Architekturgeschichte und –theorie’, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany
April 2010, ‘Culture and its spaces’, Schrofer Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
April 2010, ‘Reflections’, Symposium with Ole Fischer, Françoise Fromonot, Edwin Gardiner, Paul Vermeulen and Ellis Woodman, content preparations and direction, TU Delft, The Netherlands
December 2009, ‘Architectural Criticism revisited’, Symposium with Alan Colquhoun, Adrian Forty, Françoise Fromonot, Irénée Scalbert and others, content preparations and direction, London Metropolitan University, The Netherlands
May 2009, ‘Rus in Urbe –  Alternativa Stadsformer’, expert meeting, Stockholm, Sweden
May 2009, ‘Austerity for the Affluent Society, Brutalism and welfare state architecture in early 1960’s Britain’, Annual Symposium of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, London, United Kingdom
October 2008, The Vienna Café as an Urban Site of Cultural Exchange, Birkbeck College, University of London/ Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom
October 2008, Interiors Forum World Conference 2008, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
June 2008, ‘Flemish Style’, speech Flemish Yearbook Architecture, Flemish Architecture Institute, Belgium
May 2008, ‘Places for Sociability’, University of Limerick, Ireland
May 2007, ‘Urban cultures and buildings’, University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany
April 2005, ‘The Camden project - Housing concepts in 1970s Britain’, Kungliga Teksniska Högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
November 2004, ‘Palaces of the people – cultural politics and architecture in post-war Europe’, symposium Museum in Motion, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands
June 2004, ‘Cultural politics and institutions in post-war Europe’, DSD congres, TU Delft, The Netherlands
April 2004, ‘Culture in the city’, Danmarks Tekniske Højskole, Lyngby en Royal Academy of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
December 2003, ‘Two houses of culture: Sao Paulo and Stockholm’, Kungliga Teksniska Högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
November 2002, ‘Models in architecture’, congress Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom
November 2002, ‘Internationalist regionalism in European architecture’, Flemish Architecture Institute, Antwerp, Belgium
October 2002, ‘Cities and culture’, Chalmers Tekniska Högskolan, Göteborg, Sweden
May 2002, ‘Dutch architecture and the anticipation of the modern’, American Institute of Architects (European Congress, Amsterdam)
May 2001, ‘Modern and contemporary architecture in Holland’, Sao Paulo University, Brazil
November 2000, ‘German Modern: Heimat and Avantgarde’, University of North London, United Kingdom
November 1999, ‘Rudolf Schwarz and Sigurd Lewerentz – two protagonists of another modern architecture’, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
October 1999, ‘Reform and Tradition in early twentieth century German and Dutch architecture’, University of North London, United Kingdom
November 1999, ‘Architektonische Wechselbeziehungen im Nordseeraum’, Architektenkammer der Freien Hansestadt Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Curatorial Activities
2018 curator (with Kornelia Dimitrova), The Valley after the flood/ Das Tal nach der Flut, Kunststation Vohwinkel, Wuppertal
2017 curator, INNENstadt, öffentliche Räume in der Elberfelder Innenstadt’, University of Wuppertal/ Sparkasse Wuppertal
2017 curator, ‘Microscosm – The City as an Inventory of Interiors’, VAi/DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
2016 curator (with Bart Tritsmans), ‘Ensembles: architecture and craft’, VAi/DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
2015 curator (with Michiel Dehaene and Jean-Bernard Koeman), ‘CityOutsideTheCity/ Stad/BuitenStad’, VAi/DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
2014 curator (with Katrien Vandemarliere), ‘noA architects, Encounters, VAi/DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
2012 curator, ‘Radical architecture – Italy 1965-1980’, VAi/DeSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
Seminars and other teaching engagements
2019 Diploma Days, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden
2019 ETH Zurich, Switzerland (Studio Jan de Vylder)
2012/2013 Critiques Department of Design Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium
2011 Final critique Studio Tony Fretton, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2010 Final critique Studio Tony Fretton, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2009 Final critique Studio Felix Claus, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2009 Artesis Hogeschool, Antwerpen, Belgium
2008 University of Limerick, Ireland
2008 London Metropolitan University, London, England
2002/2003, 2005 Kungliga Teksniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden
2001, 2002 Chalmers Tekniska Högskolan, Göteborg, Sweden
2001/2002 Academie voor Bouwkunst, Rotterdam, Holland
1998, 2000 Architectural Association, London, England
2001, 2003 Academie voor Bouwkunst, Amsterdam, Holland
1999, 2000 Berlage-Institute Amsterdam, Holland
2010 PhD, TU Delft, supervisors: Prof. Dr. Arie Graafland, Prof. Dr. Adrian Forty
1997-98 Master of Arts course Histories and Theories of Architecture, Architectural Association School, London
1986-1993 Study of Architecture, Faculty of Architecure, TU Delft Diploma project ‘Pantheon of the Low Countries’ (honourable mention)
1992 master class Berlage-institute, Amsterdam, Prof. Kenneth Frampton, Prof. Max Risselada
1989-1992 Student-assistant TU Delft, Faculteit Bouwkunde, including the organisation of the symposium ‘How modern is Dutch architecture?’ for Prof. Rem Koolhaas/ ir. Bernard Leupen
1988/89 collaboration in the international design seminar INDESEM directed by Prof. Herman Hertzberger, chief editor of publications (with Suzana Lopes da Silva), TU Delft
Academic Publications Architecture and Urbanism
‘Stadsbouwmeesters between and above the chairs. A Report from Flanders/ Stadsbouwmeesters zwischen und über allen Stühlen’, in Isabel Maria Finkenberger et al. (eds.), Komplement und Verstärker/ Amplifier and Complement, Jovis, Berlin, 2019
with Franziska Bollerey (eds.), Restaurants and Dining Rooms, Routledge, London, 2019
(ed.) ‘Microcosms – Finding a city in its interiors’ (with Asli Cicek, Sereh Mandias and Daniel Rossbottom), Oase 101 (November 2018)
‘The Microcosm of London – Interiors of the City as an Archive of Life and Death’, Oase 101 (November 2018)
(with Tom Avermaete), ‘The Ideas of a Small Avant-Garde at Large:
Situating Stynen’s Professional Practice in the Post-War Period’, in: Laureys, Dirk (ed.), Léon Stynen 1899-1990, Flanders Architecture Institute/ VAi, Antwerp, 2018
‘Confusion, symmetry and other really evil matters; Aldo van Eyck and his orphanage in 1959, in: Orphanage Amsterdam: Building and Playgrounds by Aldo van Eyck, Architectura & Natura, Amsterdam 2018
‘Rooms, Passages and Views; a primary school building by Bovenbouw architects’, in: Sofie De Caigny, This is a Mustard Factory, Architectural Review Flanders no. 12, Flanders Architecture Institute/ VAi, Antwerp, 2018
‘The dimensions of the ordinary, reloaded; Some observations on the Cadix development in the Antwerp docklands’, in: Sofie De Caigny, This is a Mustard Factory, Architectural Review Flanders no. 12, Flanders Architecture Institute/ VAi, Antwerp, 2018
(ed., with Bart Decroos), Linkeroever, Across the River, Flanders Architecture Institute/ VAi, Antwerp, 2017
‘„Projections“ – Entwerfende Forschung und kuratorische Praxis’, in : Margitta Buchert, Praktiken Reflexiven Entwerfens, Jovis, Berlin, 2016
‘Conversations between Parallel Worlds: Observations on the Formation and Education of Architects in the Low Countries’, in: Sofie de Caigny (ed.), Maatwerk/Made to measure, Concept and Craft in Architecture from Flanders and the Netherlands, Flanders Architecture Institute, Antwerp, 2016
(ed. with Jan de Vylder), Bravoure, Scarcity, Beauty, Flanders Architecture Institute/ VAi, Antwerp, 2016
(ed.), Tailored architecture, Architectural Review Flanders no. 12, Flanders Architecture Institute/ VAi, Antwerp, 2016
‘Praxis oder Wissenschaftsdisziplin – Entwurf als Wissensermittlung’, Der Architekt, 6/2015
‘Die Erfindung einer Architekturkultur – Bemerkungen zu den Wurzeln der Architektur und ihrer Lehre in Flandern’, ARCH+, August 2015
‘Millefeuilles - Moderne Traditionen in einem westeuropäischen Territorium’, Annals Akademie des Deutschen Werkbunds (NRW), May 2015
introduction to NoA architects, North North West, vol 1, Architectura & Natura, Amsterdam 2014
(ed.), Embedded Architectures, Architectural Review Flanders no. 11, Flanders Architecture Institute/ VAi, Antwerp, 2014
People’s Palaces – Architecture, Culture and Democracy in Post-War Europe, Architectura & Natura, Amsterdam 2014
‘An Encounter of Two Minds – Avantgarde curatorship and architectural craft in the invention of the Kulturhus in Stockholm’, in: Margitta Buchert (ed.), Reflexive Design/Reflexives Entwerfen, Jovis, Berlin, 2014
‘Other modernities – observations on a North West European architecture’, Oase 92/93, February 2014
‘Slow architecture aus Flandern. Alltagsarchitektur als kulturelle Produktion’, Archithese, Nr. 3, 2014
‘Critique: Building Appraisals’, Journal of Architecture, February 2014
‘Places of Arrival, or Can an Urban Societies be saved by Venues for Sociability?’ and introduction, in Jurjen Zeinstra, Amsterdam Places: Interiors, Buildings and Cities, Architectura & Natura, Amsterdam 2013
introduction (with Griet Ivens), in Ina van den Broeck/ Griet Ivens (eds.), Route N16 – Public Places for Private Experience, Art Paper Editions, Ghent 2013
Alan Colquhoun – Architect, Historian, Critic, (with Tom Avermaete and Hans Teerds), compilation and introduction, Oase 87 (December 2012)
(ed.), Radical Commonplaces – European Architectures from Flanders, Architectural Review Flanders no. 10, VAi, Antwerp, 2012
‘Between angle and square’, in Marie-Cecile Guyaux/ Iwan Strauven, XX Models – Young Belgian Architecture, A+Editions/Bozar, Brussels, 2012
‘Finite orders and the art of inhabitation – on the Hunstanton School by Alison and Peter Smithson’, in Max Risselada (ed.), Alison and Peter Smithson – A Critical Anthology, Ediciones Poligrafica, Barcelona, 2011
Metropolitanism and the Welfare City – Hjalmar Mehr and the Stockholm Kulturhus’, Oase 83, 2010
(ed.) Constructing architectural criticism, (with Tom Avermaete, Johan Lagae, Véronique Patteuw, Tom Vandeputte), compilation and introduction, Oase 81 (June 2010)
People’s Palaces, Architecture Culture and Democracy in two cultural centres in post-war Europe, (PhD dissertation), TU Delft/Heritage Consultants, Amsterdam, 2010
‘Mansion Flats and Middle-Class Living’ (with Dick van Gameren), Delft Architectural Studies on Housing, 2009
‘Assemblage and Monument – James Stirling’s Englishness’, Oase 79 (November 2009)
(ed.) ‘The architecture of James Stirling – A Non-Dogmatic Accumulation of Formal Knowledge’ (with Joachim Declerck, Kersten Geers a. o.), compilation and introduction, Oase 79 (November 2009)
‘Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates: Lewis Thomas Laboratory for Molecular Biology’, in Susanne Komossa et al. (ed.), Colour in contemporary architecture, SUN, Amsterdam, 2009
‘Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Life – Interior Modells’, in Models of Concern, Architectura & Natura/ Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2008
(ed.) ‘Architecture and Moments of Invention’ (with Tom Avermaete und Anne Holtrop), Oase 74 (January 2008)
‘Inventing a Decorum for Collective Experience ­– Erik and Tore Ahlsen's Medborgarhus in Örebro’, Oase 74 (January 2008)
(ed., with Franziska Bollerey), Cafés and Bars – The architecture of Sociability, Routledge London, 2007
‘The Hanging Gardens of Camden’, Oase 61, (June 2003)
(ed.) ‘Suburbia and Social Democracy/ Neoliberalisme in de buitenwijken’, Oase 61, (June 2003)
‘Architecture – renegotiations of a social art’, Hunch 55 (May 2003)
‘Wandering Architectures’, Scroope / University of Cambridge (June 2003)
‘Grey zones of architecture’, in: A. Graafland et al. (eds.), The Architectural Annual 2001-2002 Delft University of Technology, 010 Publishers Rotterdam, 2002
‘Public Landscapes – The Centro Cultural de Sao Paulo’, Oase 57, 2001 (with André I. Leirner)
‘Concrete Rocks on the Thames – The South Bank Centre’, Oase 57, 2001
‘Urbane architectures’, in H. Ibelings (ed.), Claus en Kaan – Building, NAi publishers Rotterdam, 2001
‘Handelsgut Architektur – Architektonische Wechselbeziehungen im Nordseeraum und die Neuentdeckung einer maritimen Baugeschichte’, Deutsches Architektenblatt, Nr. 3, 1999
‘Finite orders and the art of inhabitation – on the Hunstanton School by Alison and Peter Smithson’, Oase 49, 1998
‘Without Rhetoric? Style and Standards in Young Dutch Architecture’, in: M. Kuper (red.), Nine + One, Ten Young Dutch Architectural Offices, NAi publishers, Rotterdam 1997
Design and Analysis, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York 1997 (with Bernard Leupen et al.)
‘Barren truth – on the work of the architect Rudolf Schwarz’, Oase 45/46, 1996
‘Bijlmerruimte’, Oase 43, 1995 (co-written with Mikel van Gelderen)
‘Sublimering van materie en licht: het Danteum van Giuseppe Terragni’, Oase 39, 1994
‘Een metropolitaine villa’ – Villa dall’Ava van OMA in Parijs, Archis, no. 1, 1992
(with B. Leupen)
‘Fritz Schumacher als urbanist en architect / architectuur van het interbellum in Hamburg’, in: Fine Dutch Tradition, Delft University of Technology, 1991
(ed. with Bernard Leupen and Wouter Deen) ‘Hoe modern is de Nederlandse architectuur?’ (How modern is Dutch architecture?), 010 publishers, Rotterdam 1990
<h1>Academic publications landscape architecture</h1>
‘Domestic Nature’, in. Oase 56, 2001, p. 6-7, (with Like Bijlsma, Mechthild Stuhlmacher en Riëtte van der Werff)
‘Raisins form Manure – Leberecht Migge’s wonder gardens’, in: Oase 56, 2001, p. 76-77
‘Home and Garden’, in Oase 55, 2001, p. 2-3, (with Like Bijlsma, Mechthild Stuhlmacher en Riëtte van der Werff)
‘Two gardens, two houses’ – gardens of Derek Jarman and Vita Sackville-West, in: Oase 55, 2001, p. 101-106
Educational publications
‘The architecture of shopping - Commercial Centres’, in W. Röling, A critical judgement (INDESEM), Delft 2000, p. 134-141
Publications on design projects
‘Pantheon der Lage Landen/ Pantheon of the Low Countries’, in: H. van Veen (ed.), Archiprix 94, 010 publishers, Rotterdam 1995
‘Arcadië’, in A. Graafland, Holger Büttner (eds.), Trafo, transformaties in de architectuur, Bouwkunde publishers, Delft 1991
Architectural criticism
‘Relief und Raum; Um- und Erweiterung des Museums Plantin Moretus in Antwerpen von noA architekten’, Werk, Bauen und Wohnen, 2/2019
‘Hortus Conclusus – ein Wettbewerb für die Universität Hasselt (Belgien)’, Bauwelt no. 22, 2018
‘Sprung über die Schelde - Städtebaulicher Ideenwettbewerb Linkeroever’, Bauwelt no. 23, 2016
‘Mit seiner Unabhängigkeit hat sich der Stadtbaumeister auch Feinde gemacht’, Bauwelt no. 12, 2014
‘Aufbruch in Flandern’, Bauwelt no. 32, 2013
‘Städtebauliche Korrektur’, werk, bauen + wohnen no. 6, June 2013
‘Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam’, de Architect, November 2009
‘Het nieuwe leren – leren in het landschap’ de Architect, October 2007 
‘Tussen warenhuis en studiezaal’, de Architect, September 2007
‘MVRDV’s Amsterdam housing block: a bridge over troubled water’, Building Design, August 2007
‘Interieur: Panorama van publiek vertoon’, de Architect, 8. August 2007
‘Double Dutch’, Building Design, 29. Juni 2007
‘Should sustainable housing look to Haussmann rather than Thoreau?’, BD Magazine, Juni 2007
‘Soul Searching’, Building Design, 9. März 2007
‘Binnenwereld van verschillen: Brede school van Ton Venhoeven in de Leidse Rijn’, de Architect, January 2007
‘Verkenning van het sociale contract; zwembad in Amsterdam’, de Architect, November 2006
‘Borneo en Timor’, de Architect, November 2005
‘Eigentijdse poptempel’, de Architect, September 2005
‘Facetrijke brasserie. Brasserie Harkema in Amsterdam door Prast en Hooft’, de Architect, September 2004
‘Esthetische tektoniek : faculteit der rechtsgeleerdheid in Leiden’, de Architect detail, 2004
‘Architecture parlante in de buitenwijk – woningen van MVRDV in Den Haag’, de Architect, February 2002
‘Technologisch Wonder – Nara Centenial Hall van Arata Isozaki’, de Architect, April 2000
‘Nieuwe esthetiek van luxe in Bluewater, shopping mall van Eric Kuhne’, de Architect dossier I/2, 2000
‘Ensceneren van stedelijkheid en strategiën van verleiding’, de Architect dossier I/2, 2000
‘Möbel hinter Gußglas – Lensvelt in Breda’, Bauwelt, Heft 45, 1999
‘Enscenering van openbaarheid – recente interieurs in Londen (David Chipperfield, Ron Arad, John Pawson, Damien Hirst en Mike Rundell), de Architect, December 1998
‘Informeel wonen in een neutrale omgeving – Borneo Sporenburg in Amsterdam’, de Architect, September 1998
‘Beyond the Minimal’ / ‘MVRDV Town’, AA News, spring 1998
‘Voetgangersbrug in de Docklands in Londen: een insect op pontons’, de Architect dossier D/4, 1997
‘Een nieuw stedelijk behang – twee gebouwen in de Amsterdams binnenstad van Teun Koolhaas’, de Architect, February 1997
‘Configuratie van versmolten ruimtes’ – on the chamber of audit by Aldo and Hannie van Eyck, de Architect, December 1997
‘Wild strawberries in Bermondsey’ – an interior by Sergison Bates, RIBA journal, December 1997
‘Gebouw op maat: een peuterspeelzaal in Terheijden’, de Architect, Juli/August 1996
‘Een accumulatie van ruimtelijke ervaringen: twee plekgebonden ‘aliens’ van Ton Venhoeven’, de Architect, March 1996
‘Intelligent commentaar op curieus gegeven’, Three entrance buildings by MVRDV for a Dutch National Park, de Architect, December 1995
‘Die Villa Ichon in Bremen’, in: Goetheplatz 4, Reden in der Villa Ichon, Donat Verlag, Bremen 1992
‘The surprising consequences of modernity; on the work of Aldo van Eyck’, in C. Grafe, S. Lopes da Silva (eds.), Alice in Waterland, INDESEM 1989, Bouwkunde publishers, Delft 1991
Columns in Building Design
‘Market Loss’ – migration and urbanism in Berlin, 17 January 2003
‘Walking city’ – reinventing European suburbia, 22 November 2002
‘Changing booms’ – Amsterdam as a tourist environment, 18 October 2002
‘Local Pride’ – Regionalism in Architecture, 13 September 2002
‘Unnatural acts’ – an excursion to the Corporate City, 26 July 2002
‘Bespoke on the water’ – reinventing the urban apartment block, 28 June 2002
‘Hostage to Fortuyn’, 31 May 2002
‘False histories’ – on the demolition of a building, 3 May 2002
‘A public affair’ – discovering London’s post war suburbs, 5 April 2002
‘Painting the town’ – inventing urban narratives, 8 March 2002
‘On the city limits’ – on architectural culture, 8 February 2002
‘Plain beautiful’ – the South Bank Centre in London, 11 January 2002
‘Quality Streets’ – on urbanism and architectural policy in Scotland and Holland, 23 November 2001
‘Estate of the mind’ – the demise of a culture of design, 26 October 2001
‘Capital Expenditure’, 21 September 2001
‘On reflection’, 10 August 2001
<h1>Book Reviews</h1>
‘Patio and Pavilion by Penelope Curtis’, Journal of Architecture, Februrary 2009
‘Simple, complex and exclusive’, Building Design, 20. January 2006
High gloss on Holland’ (on Aaron Betskys book False Flat), Building Design, 3. September 2004
‘Recht op onderscheid’ (on Irénée Scalberts study on the work of Jean Renaudie), de Architect, March 2005
‘Te gast in kamer 606’, de Architect, Dezember 2004
‘Jean Dupuis, architect’, de Architect, Oktober 2001
‘Architectuur van het wonen’, in: de Architect, October 2001
‘Ron Arad’, de Architect, July/August 2001
‘de Nijl architecten: als we huizen bouwen, dan schrijven we’ de Architect, December 1998
‘Rudolf Schwarz – Architekt einer andere Moderne’, de Architect, September 1998

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