Opening of NY hub (8/11/17)


KU Leuven,

Science, Engineering & Technology Group and the Faculty of Architecture

together with Mr. Geert De Proost,

General Delegate of the Government of Flanders to the  USA

have the pleasure to request your presence on the opening of

NY hub

an International KU Leuven Hub for Research and Practice

on Wednesday, November 8th 2017, at 6PM at Flanders House New York

The New York Times Building

620 Eighth Avenue, 44th Floor (between 40th & 41st Street) New York, NY 10018

On the occasion of the opening of this academic and professional hub as a collaboration between KU Leuven, the General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the USA and Belcham New York,

you are kindly invited to join the following programme and opening reception:


  • by Mr. Geert De Proost, General Delegate of the Government of Flanders to the USA

– presentation of the NY hub by Prof. Dr. Kris Scheerlinck, director


  • video presentation of vision and policy of the Science, Engineering & Technology Group and of  the Faculty of Architecture

– a debate on contemporary architecture in the United States and Europe among the following guests:

Mr. David Burney (Pratt Institute, New York), Mr. Daniel McPhee (Urban Design Forum, New York), Mrs. Nandini Bagchee (City College, New York), Gavin Browning (Housing Works History, New York),

Deborah Gans (Pratt Institute/Gans Studio, New York), introduced Prof. Dr. Kris Scheerlinck and moderated by Mrs. Lilet Breddels (Director Archis/Volume, Faculty of Architecture, Ghent/Brussels)


  • closing words by Prof. Arch. Dag Boutsen, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Prof. Georges Gielen, former vicerector of KU Leuven

– a reception, offered by Flanders House New York


Please confirm your and your guest’s attendance before November 3rd 2017 by providing us both full names by email :


For more information, please check:

Invitation as PDF

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