About Kris W. B. Scheerlinck, PhD

Kris Scheerlinck (1972) is Architect and Urban Designer at Streetscape Territories and Associated Professor at KU Leuven. He studied Architecture (Ghent), Spatial Planning (Leuven), Urban Culture and Urban Design (Barcelona) and obtained his Ph.D. in Architecture and Urban Projects with Prof. de Solà-Morales and Prof. Ferrer (UPC/URL, Barcelona, Spain). For more than 15 years, he ran his own research and design practices in Ghent, Barcelona and New York, working on urban and architecture projects, interior, retail and exhibition design and ephemeral installations. He coordinated and ran design studios, workshops and taught theoretical courses at various institutions and universities in New York, Barcelona, Bratislava, Melbourne, Valparaiso, Cordoba, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Havana, Addis Abeba, Ghent and Brussels. From 2010 to 2015 he directed the International Master of Science in Architecture Programmes and following, Vice-Dean for International Affairs. He is currently Head of the Research Group “Urban Projects, Collective Spaces and Local Identities”. He is currently the Director of NYhub, a KU Leuven research and design platform in New York City (U.S.A.). He directs an international research and design practice on depth configurations in urban and landscape projects, called Streetscape Territories and promotes related PhD projects at several universities.

For publications: check https://lirias.kuleuven.be/cv?u=U0074382