Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Cosmopolis is a research centre within the Department of Geography of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is dedicated to research and teaching in geography, spatial planning and urban design. Committed to pursuing both academic and practice relevant research, Cosmopolis actively engages policy makers, governments, citizen networks and other urban partners to transform knowledge into action.
Department of Architecture and urban planning Ghent University
Brussels Centre for Urban Studies Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Brussels Centre for Urban Studies (BCUS) represents more than twenty research groups from different departments and faculties of the VUB, and has close ties with the Brussels Studies Institute (BSI), the Brussels University Alliance (BUA), the equivalent networks at the ULB and USL-B, as well as other urban studies centers in Europe and worldwide.
Critical Urban Research Brussels Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Observing the need for a strong Brussels-based research network on urban affairs, CURB intends to strengthen existing ties between researchers at ULB and VUB in the interdisciplinary field of Urban Studies. The joint research group is (initially) centered on the piilars of critical urban geographical analysis and urban planning & design. CURB is expected to provide a framework to develop future research collaborations, by increasing the ...
Centre for Urban History University of Antwerp
Historical Research into urban transformation processes Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Urban history is a broad and dynamic research area in which scholars from very diverse disciplines can encounter and inspire one another. At the same time, it is an area of research that can be explored and implemented in many different ways. In HOST the focus lies with cities in the early modern period and long nineteenth century, with special attention for the role of cities as catalysts for processes of economic innovation, social ...
Architecture, Interior Architecture and Urban University of Antwerp
Architecture and Design KU Leuven
The aim of the Division Architecture and Design at the Department of Architecture is to understand and foster design as a way of knowing and means of knowledge production, within the context of scientific research, university education, and the professional practice of architecture and urbanism. Our research comprises a dialectic process of analytical investigation and operational synthesis, with a focus on creativity as a catalyst for ...
Media, Arts and Design Hasselt University
MAD-research aims to develop, organize and valorize the research within PXL-MAD, visual arts programme, with great attention to media, arts, design, and society. The focus lies on research that approaches the (art)object and the image from an artistic and/or designerly methodology and/or from a cross-disciplinary perspective. Designers and artists are supported in their research in the arts and in the systematic development of methods and ...