Studio An Fonteyne

Chair

An Fonteyne graduated from Ghent University and worked for DKV Architekten in Rotterdam and David Chipperfield Architects in London. Together with Philippe Viérin and Jitse van den Berg she established Brussels based noAarchitecten in 2000. Currently the office works on the restauration and extension of the Steen, Antwerps oldest building and they were selected to design the ambitious Kanal - Centre Pompidou in Brussels - together with Sergison Bates architects (London) and EM2N (Zurich). Before joining the ETH An Fonteyne taught at TU Delft and was professor at Hasselt University.

Pablo Donet studied at TU Darmstadt and ETH Zürich. After his graduation in 2008 he joined Staufer & Hasler Architekten, where he worked on several competitions of varying scales. From 2011 to 2016 he worked at Caruso St John Architects Zürich as a project manager for the Bremer Landesbank. Following the completion of this project he started his own practice, Donet Schäfer Architekten, along with Tim Schäfer, where he works on various collaborations, as well as diverse scales and typologies.

Thomas Klement studied at the TH Karlsruhe and ETH Zurich. After graduation in 2008 he joined Buchner Bründler Architects and Diener & Diener Architects in Basel. With Steffen Jürgensen he set up the Zurich based office Jürgensen Klement Architekten in 2014. Since then the practice has been working on a number of commissions and competitions of different scales with an focus on housing. From 2013 until 2015 he has taught as assistant at the chair of Annette Spiro at ETH Zurich.

Galaad Van Daele studied at Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-La Villette (ENSAPLV) and TU Berlin. After graduating, he joined 51N4E architects in Brussels where he worked from 2014 to 2018 on urban and architectural projects, as well as various exhibitions and publications. In parallel, he earned a postmaster’s degree in architectural research at ENSAPLV in 2016 with a dissertation entitled The Landscape as Battlefield, proposing a critical reflection on space as an aesthetical construct under iconographic influence, with which he initiated an ongoing research trajectory mixing theory with spatial and visual practice.