Team

KERSTEN GEERS (1975, Ghent) studied at the University of Ghent and at the Esquela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura in Madrid, Spain. He worked in Rotterdam for Maxwan/Max.1 Architects until 2001 and from 2001 to 2005 for Neutelings Riedijk Architects. He was a tutor at the TU Delft, the University of Ghent and the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, and a guest lecturer and guest critic for the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam, and Columbia University in New York, among other institutions. He is founding member and editor of San Rocco magazine, and frequently publishes essays on architecture in a variety of magazines and books. 

In 2002 he founded Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen together with David Van Severen. In 2008 they were awared with the Belgian Prize for Architecture and in 2010 with the Silver Lion at the 12th Venice Biennial of Architecture. 

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ANDREA ZANDERIGO (1974, Verona) studied architecture in Venice, where he graduated with honours. He worked as an assistant for Stefano Boeri at IUAV (2001-2004) and was visiting professor at PUSA in Alep, Syria (2006-07). Since then he has been teaching together with Kersten Geers at the Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio, Columbia University NY, TU Graz and EPFL Lausanne.

In 2004, together with other 5 partners, he founded baukuh, an office for architecture and research. baukuh is currently building the House of Memory in Milan. In 2010 he was among the founders of San Rocco, an international magazine for architecture, where he is working as an editor. He was lecturing in many universities and institutions, including UIA 2008 in Turin, UdK Berlin, TU Graz, IUAV Venice, Politecnico in Milan, Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio.

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DRIES RODET (1982, Mechelen) studied architecture in Spain and at the Sint Lucas Institute in Gent, where he obtained his master degree in 2005. He gained his experience by traveling extensively in Europe, South America or Japan and collaborating with international offices such as Bureau Bas Smets or PASCAL FLAMMER, which he joined in 2010. 

Since 2011 he works as a research and teaching assistant at the Epfl.

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GIOVANNI PIOVENE (1981, Italy) studied at Università IUAV di Venezia (Italy) and at the École Nationale Supérieure de Paris-Belleville (France). After working for Shrinking Cities Office in Berlin, he co-founded Salottobuono office in Venice in 2007 and have been part of the office till 2012. Together with Salottobuono, He has been editor of the “Instructions and Manual” section of the Abitare magazine, has been invited to exhibit in the Italian Pavilion (Housing Italy) of the XI Venice Architecture Biennale (2008) and has been appointed of the Italian Pavilion design for the XII Venice Architecture Biennale (2010). In the years 2011-12 the office took on the creative direction of Domus Magazine under the director Joseph Grima. 

In 2012 he founded, together with Ambra Fabi, the office PIOVENEFABI.

Piovene is founder and editor of the architecture magazine SAN ROCCO.

Piovene have taught at the Università IUAV di Venezia and ISIA Urbino, and assisted at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio (CH). He lectured at the Università IUAV di Venezia, Politecnico di Milano, Proqm Berlin.

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JELENA PANCEVAC (1984) is an architect from Belgrade, currently based in Paris. She graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade and finished a postgraduate course at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste/ Haute École d’art et de design de Genève. She worked with NP2F architects in Paris and started making Fragments. Since 2013 she has been working at EPFL Laboratory for Architecture as FORM as a researcher and teaching assistant.

 

JORIS KRITIS (1983, Belgium) is a graphic designer living and working in Amsterdam and Brussels. After graduating from Werkplaats Typografie in 2010 he established a studio together with Julie Peeters and has since worked mainly focused on the culture field in Holland and Belgium. From 2009 to 2011 he was the designer and visual editor of Dutch art magazine Metropolis M. Other notable clients include Roma Publications, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Piet Zwart Insitute, Flemish Architectural Institute, Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen, bOb Van Reeth at Bozar Architecture, Architecture Workroom Brussels and Beursschouwburg. He was recently awarded the bronze medal in the Leipzig Best Book Design From All Over The World 2013 competition and also at the Prix Fernand Baudin in Belgium.

 

THIBAUT PIERRON (1988, France) studied architecture at TU Berlin and ENSA Lyon where he graduated. Together with two friends he designed and built Le Kiosque Veduta, a temporary space for art and public events for the 2011 Lyon Art Biennial. He collaborated with LIN Finn Geipel+Giulia Andi in Berlin, Johnston Marklee in Los Angeles and Bureau A in Geneva.
He taught and has been guest critic at the ENSA Lyon in 2012 and 2015.

He joined FORM in 2015 as a doctoral-assistant and he is PhD candidate with a SNF grant.

 

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