Here, Spring 2018 Lecture Series
Jan. 31, 2018
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Farish Gallery, Anderson Hall

Xaveer De Geyter, Founding Principal at Xaveer De Geyter Architects, join us for the lecture "Perimeter" at 5:30pm in Farish Gallery. 

Xaveer De Geyter is director of one of the most challenging offices of architects and urban planners in Belgium. During the eighties and nineties, he was project leader at OMA. In 1988, De Geyter started his own practice in Brussels. In 1983, he was part of the Hoogpoort team that authored the ground-breaking winning proposal for the Europa-kruispunt competition.

In 2002, he published “After Sprawl,” milestone research about the condition of the suburban European city.  De Geyter’s most well-known projects are the houses in Mariakerke and Braschat, the Towers of Breda, the District of Ilot Saint Maurice in Lille, the College of Europe in Bruges, the COOVI Campus and the Rogier Square all in Brussels and two buildings for the University of Ghent (with Stephane Beel Architects).

Currently, he is developing the new headquarters for the Province of Antwerp and just completed the Macdonald Warehouse in Paris. Also, he is in charge of large scale projects such as the University Campus for Paris Saclay and the Vlora Waterfront in Albania. In Belgium, he was commissioned with its first Museum of Fine Arts in Tournai. In addition to his professional practice, De Guyter has taught at Brussel’s Sint-Lucas, Berlage institute, EPFL in Lausanne, and ETH in Zurich.

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