AR-700 / 2 crédits

Enseignant: Declerck Joachim Walter I

Langue: Anglais


Every year


The course looks at how the disciplines of architecture, urban design and planning could reposition themselves to accelerate implementation of the broader transitions we are facing in terms of health and inclusivity, climate and biodiversity, economy and mobility.



A subject for a specific essay (making the bridge between the individual PhD subject and the course's subject) will be determined in exchange with PhD participants. A specific working-session with PhD participants will be organized.


Transformation, Designing the Future, Government, Climate, Social movement, Innovation, Moonshot, Typologies, Investment program, Theory of Change, Practice of Change.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Contextualise diverse types of practices and new types of projects in relation to the societal challenges and gridlock we face;
  • Integrate the hypothesis and formulate the linkages between the " "frameworks", "practices" and "programs" (through examples);
  • Formulate her/his own position and the position of the design practice with regards to the broader society and to the hypothesis "spatial transformation as social movement"

Dans les plans d'études

  • Nombre de places: 10
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit & Oral (session libre)
  • Matière examinée: Spatial transformation as social movement
  • Cours: 24 Heure(s)
  • Exercices: 15 Heure(s)

Semaine de référence