Team
Caroline Voet, Founder, Architect PhD
Laura Steenbeke, Architect
Marjolein Geyskens, Architect

Previous collaborators

Annelies Belemans, Jins Callebaut, Thomas Dreezen, Koen Jacobs, Sony Kitoko, Angelica Magrini, Jana De Mulder, Tom Van Puyvelde, Julie De Raedt, Stella De Reuver, Julie Weyts.


Awards
2018 DAM Architectural Book of the Year Award for 'A House for the Mind'
2017 ULTIMA in the field of Living Heritage, Cultural Award for Museum Plantin Moretus (with Voet en De Brabandere)
2017 First Prize scenography laBiomista cultural park for artist Koen Vanmechelen (with Voet en De Brabandere)
2016 First Prize for “Herkomst Herinneren”, an installation at the Red Star Line Museum Antwerp (with Voet en De Brabandere)
2015 Henry van de Velde Label for the chair STOOL
2014 Selected by Design Flanders as Young Design Talent. First prize for the scenography of the Manneken Pis Museum in Brussels (with Voet en De Brabandere)
2009 Chicago Good Design, GIO, Goed Industrieel Ontwerp, Henry van de Velde Label for the table Ahrend philink, (with Jeroen Theuns)
2008 INTERIEUR 08: 1st prize for the scenography, (with Jeroen Theuns)
2006 Robbrecht en Daem Architecten, CINEMATEK: first prize for the museography, (with Jeroen Theuns)
2006 ‘Monumenten en Welstandsprijs’ Antwerp, nomination for the reconversion of two houses from 1882
2001 Laureate PRIX GODECHARLE architecture, for the project ‘Cybernautica’
1998 Alex Stanhope Forbes Prize for the project ‘Fyber Space’, Architectural Association, London

Academic
2019 Voet, Caroline, member of Scientific Committee, 2019 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference, chair and curator of the poster sessions and exhibition, Antwerp, Belgium
2019 Voet, Caroline, “The City and the Room. Taking back Dom Hans van der Laan’s Architectonic Space to its Eastern roots”; Paper presented at Holy Spaces. On the Construction of Sacred Architecture, Politecnico Milano, Italy
2018 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, Estonian Academy of Arts Faculty of Architecture, Estonia — Link
2018 Study weekend: “Het Plastisch Getal in de Praktijk. De ontwerpnamiddagen van de CKA”; Expert sessions organised at Roosenberg Abbey for practicing architects and teachers on the Plastic Number, Belgium
2018 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, Cologne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, TH Cologne, Prof. Paul Böhm, lecture series Philosophy of Architecture, Germany
2018 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, TU Eindhoven, Department of the Built environment, Haike Apelt, The Netherlands
2018 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Rapin Saiz Architects, 40 students Sact Gallen Technisch Hoghschule, Belgium
2018 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, Archipel, Abdij Roosenberg, Belgium
2018 Triennale Brughes, Discussion Panel with curators Abdelkader Damani, Till-Holger Borchert, Michel Dewilde, Brughes, Belgium
2018 Voet, Caroline, "On grids and patterns. Transformative formations between theory and practice", Leipniz University Hannover, DARA 8 Processes, Germany
2017 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, Liverpool University, Prof. Patrick Lynch, United Kingdom
2017 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, Hasselt, Faculteit Architectuur, Maria Leus, Belgium
2017 Voet, Caroline, "Between lectern and landscape. A new scenography for Museum Plantin Moretus in Antwerp", ICAMT International conference, Sustainable renovation and museumtechiques in an international perspective, Belgium
2016 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, School of Architecture and Landscape, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Kingston University, London, with Bruno Silvestre and 16 students, Belgium
2016 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Fachhochschule Münster, Fachbereich Architektur, Department Design Basics, Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Christian Schmitz, 34 teachers/students, Belgium
2016 Lecture Series, workshop and guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Christian Kerez (ETH Zürich), together with Architectuurwijzer with 38 students MA1, Structural Contingencies, KU Leuven, Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas, Belgium
2016 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, 6a Architects & co, London, for 7 architects, Belgium
2016 Voet, Caroline, Biennale de Venezia, Belgian Pavilion, presentation "Voet, Caroline, De Caigny, Sofie, Schrijver, Lara and Vandermarliere, Katrien (eds.), Autonomous Architecture in Flanders. The Early Works of Marie-José Van Hee, Christian Kieckens, Marc Dubois, Paul Robbrecht and Hilde Daem", (Leuven: Universitaire Pers Leuven / Antwerp: VAi), Italy
2016 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Technische Universität München, Department of Architecture, Chair for Urbanism and Housing, Studio Krucker Bates, 15 April 2016, 30 students with Prof. Stephen Bates, Belgium
2015 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Kaiserslautern in Gemany, 45 persons, Belgium
2015 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Université de Liège, Faculté Architecture, 30 March 2015, 110 persons, Belgium
2015 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Architectural offices, for example: Carl-Uiggo Hoelmebakk (NO), ONO (BE) and Stramien (BE), Belgium
2014 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, Warsaw Polytechnica, Faculty of Architecture, Warsaw, Poland
2014 Voet, Caroline, "Architectural modernity through religious traditions. The peculiar blend in Dom Hans van der Laan’s Architectonic Space", paper presented at Intellectual Hinterlands, International Society for Intellectual History 2014 Conference, Victoria College, Toronto, Canada
2014 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Nationaal Bureau voor Kerkelijk Cultureel Erfgoed van de Italiaanse Bisschoppenconferentie, 75 persons, Belgium
2014 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Antwerp Architects, 60 persons, Belgium
2013 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, Leibniz University Hannover, Facultät für Architectur und Landschaft Institut für Entwerfen und Gebäudelhere, Germany
2013 Lecture Series on Dom Hans van der Laan, for Capita Selecta organised by the VAi (Flemish Architecture Institute) and Artesis Hogeschool in deSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
2013 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris la Villette, Belgium
2013 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Architecture at the Dublin School of Architecture at DIT in Dublin, Ireland, 46 students and 3 staff, Belgium
2012 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Università della Svizzera italiana, Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, 4 teachers and 30 students, Belgium
2012 Voet, Caroline, "Research on Space as a productive design tool, Re-introducing aesthetics into the design studio", in Theory by Design, Architectural Research made explicit in the design teaching studio. In De Vos, E. (Ed.), De Walsche, J. (Ed.), Michels, M. (Ed.), Verbruggen, S. (Ed.) Theory by Design - Architectural Research made explicit in the design teaching studio. Antwerp, 29-31: Antwerp University Association, 10-110, Belgium
2012 Voet, Caroline, Schoonjans, Yves, "Benedictine thought as a catalyst for 20st Century liturgical space. The motivations behind Dom Hans van der Laan’s ascetic church architecture", in Proceedings of the Second International Conference of the European Architectural History Network, ed. Heynen, Hilde and Gosseye Janina, p225-261, Leuven: KU Leuven, Faculty of Architecture; Brussels: Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor wetenschappen en Kunsten, Belgium
2012 Guided tour on Dom Hans van der Laan, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Facultät für Architectur und Landschaft Institut für Entwerfen und Gebäudelhere, Prof. Hilde Léon, 32 teachers and students, Belgium
2012 Guided Tour for the EAHN Conference 2012, Dom Hans van der Laan in Flanders, 20 persons, Belgium
2011 Voet, Caroline, "Proportion as a practical design tool: Dom Hans van der Laan’s Architectonic Space", conference proceedings, International conference on Proportional Systems in the History of Architecture, University Leiden, 17-19, The Netherlands
2011 Voet, Caroline, Schoonjans, Yves, "El espacio arquitectónico de Dom Hans van der Laan Como interpretación contemporánea de connaissance poetique en la arquitectura sacra", Actas del Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura Religiosa Contemporánea: Vol. núm. 2-II, Spain — Link
2009 Voet, Caroline, "Jesu Moder Marias Convent at Mariavall, Sweden, as a research field for the correlation between theory and practice in the later stages of the work of Dom Hans van der Laan", conference proceedings, International Symposium: The Jesu Moder Marias Convent as a specimen of Architectonic Space, Tomelilla, Sweden, Van der Laan Stichting, Beek, 2010, ISBN 978-90-815167-1-6, The Netherlands
2009 Voet, Caroline, Schoonjans, Yves, "Architectonic Space as a contemporary interpretation of connaissance poetique within sacred architecture. Objectivism and form abstraction/concretisation in the work of Dom Hans van der Laan", in Cobián, E. (Ed.), Contemporary religious architecture- between concept and idea/ arquitectura religiosa contemporanea- entre el concepto y la identitad, 12-14, 1-10, United Kingdom — Link
2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 Voet, Caroline, "IMA SUMMIS, Dom Hans van der Laan as a teacher, reflections on his methodology within a contemporary architectural discourse", in Proceedings of Four EAAE-ENHSA Subnetwork Workshops on Architectural Theory, Hasselt (2006), Trondheim (2007), Lisbon (2008), Fribourg (2009), ed. by Hilde Heynen and Alex Rauta, Transactions on Architectural Education no.43, 2010, 146-154, ISBN 978-2-930301-40-2, Switzerland, Portugal, Norway, Belgium
2003-2005 Assistant at the VUB Free University of Brussels, Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Belgium
2003 Guest teacher at the Architectural Association Intermediate Unit 4 (3rd year), London, United Kingdom
2002 Workshop leader at the Symposium HITEC LOTEC in Bristol, United Kingdom
2001-2002 Teacher at the Architectural Association, Diploma Unit 5 (4th and 5th year), with Christian Kieckens, architectural design, United Kingdom
2001 Guest teacher in first year, studio 5, at the Architectural Association, London, United Kingdom
2000-2001 Guest teacher at DRL Graduate School, Architectural Association, London, United Kingdom
1999 Guest teacher at the Henry van de Velde Institute, Antwerp, Belgium
1999-2000 Guest teacher in Foundation at the Architectural Association, London, United Kingdom

Writings
2019 Voet, Caroline, "Ongedwongen Stedelijkheid", in "Hedendaagse Architectuur in Leuven 2015-2019", Leuven: 22-31
2019 Voet, Caroline, “Une écriture precise. The work of LR Architects”. In: A+, 2019, 78-83
2019 Voet, Caroline, "Dom Hans van der Laan. Drawing the Scottish Tartan", Published online on Drawing Matter — Link
2019 Voet, Caroline and Schoonjans, Yves. “Dom Hans van der Laan - zijn invloed op de na-oorlogse kerkenproductie in het gebied tussen Maas en Rijn”, In Jacobs, J., "Kerken bouwen langs Maas en Rijn na 1945. Kirchenbau an Maas und Rhein nach 1945", Leuven: Leuven University Press, KADOCArtes-series Vol. 18, 175-195 — Link
2019 Voet, Caroline, book review on Michel Remery, “Katholieke architectuur in de twintigste eeuw. De vier architecten van de Leidse familie Van der Laan”, Verloren, Hilversum 2018, in: Leiden: Brill Journal, 64-65
2018 Voet, Caroline, “Classic Modernism. Léon Stynen’s Houses”, in "Léon Stynen. A Life of Architecture, 1899-1990", Antwerp: VAi, 234-245
2018 Voet, Caroline, “Fuel for a Novel Design Strategy. On spatial patterns and structural knots”, in M. Buchert (ed), "Processes of Reflexive Design", Berlin: Jovis, 76-92
2018 Voet, Caroline. “Between Looking and Making: Unravelling Dom Hans van der Laan’s Plastic Number”, in Cohen, Matthew A. and Delbeke, Maarten (eds.), "Proportional Systems in the History of Architecture. New Approaches and Considerations, Architectural Histories”, Leiden: Leiden University Press, 463-492
2018 Voet, Caroline, “Zoeken naar de zeggingskracht van de ruimte. De architectuur van Dom Hans van der Laan”, Ons Erfdeel, Vol. 61, 52-63
2017 Voet, Caroline, “Dom Hans van der Laan. A House for the Mind. A design manual on Roosenberg Abbey”, Antwerp: VAi Publishers
2017 Voet, Caroline, “The Benedictine Monk who showed us how to build. Dom Hans van der Laan”, The Low Countries: Arts and Society in Flanders and The Netherlands, vol. 26, 289-290
2017 Voet, Caroline, “Una Casa per lo Spirito”, Domus, iss. 1018, 34-38
2017 Voet, Caroline, "Dom Hans van der Laan’s Architectonic Space: A peculiar Blend of Architectural Modernity and Religious Tradition", MIT Press, Volume 22, Issue 3, The European Legacy. Towards New Paradigms, ed. Rajesh Heynickx and Stéphane Symons, 318-338
2016 Voet, Caroline, De Caigny, Sofie, Schrijver, Lara and Vandermarliere, Katrien (eds.), “Autonomous Architecture in Flanders. The Early Works of Marie-José Van Hee, Christian Kieckens, Marc Dubois, Paul Robbrecht and Hilde Daem”, Leuven: Universitaire Pers Leuven / Antwerp: VAi
2016 Voet, Caroline, "Architecture between Dwelling and Spatial Systematics. The early work of the generation of ‘74", in Voet, Caroline, De Caigny, Sofie, Schrijver, Lara and Vandermarliere, Katrien (eds.), "Autonomous Architecture in Flanders. The Early Works of Marie-José Van Hee, Christian Kieckens, Marc Dubois, Paul Robbrecht and Hilde Daem", Leuven: Universitaire Pers Leuven / Antwerp: VAi
2016 Voet, Caroline, “Dom Hans van der Laan, Tomelilla. A theory of architecture and its practical implementation”, Amsterdam: Architectura en Natura, Language: English and Dutch
2016 Voet, Caroline, “Between Looking and Making: Unravelling Dom Hans van der Laan’s Plastic Number.” in Cohen, Matthew A. and Delbeke, Maarten (eds.), "Proportional Systems in the History of Architecture. New Approaches and Considerations, Architectural Histories", Leiden: Leiden University Press, 463-492. Published online on EAHN Journal Architectural Histories, vol4, issue1 — Link
2015 Voet, Caroline, “Nabijheid”, A+ 250, Sacrale Atmosferen, 34-36
2015 Voet, Caroline and Van der Laan, Hans jr., “Dom Hans van der Laan. Der Architekt und Benediktinermönch suchte nach universellen Prinzipien in der Architektur”, Baumeister 8, Erhabene Räume, jg 112, 10-15
2015 Voet, Caroline, “Between Ima Summis and nearness. Dom Hans van der Laan’s Roosenberg Abbey as an example of a contemporary space of worship”, Bloomsbury Journals, Spaces of Faith, Vol. 6 Issue 3, 259-288
2014 Voet, Caroline, “Small Architectural Situations: Living (together), Between Type and Topos”, in Architectuurboek Vlaanderen N°11. Embedded Architectures,131-157. Antwerp: VAi
2014 Voet, Caroline and Schoonjans, Yves, “Architectonic Space as a contemporary interpretation of connaissance poetique within sacred architecture”, in Between Concept and Identity, ed. Fernandez-Cobian, Esteban, 199-212. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
2013 PHd, Voet, Caroline, Verpoest, Luc (supervisor), Schoonjans, Yves (supervisor), Between the Lines and its Margins. Spatial Systematics in the Work of Dom Hans van der Laan (1904-1991), PhD delivered to obtain the degree of Doctor in the Engineering Sciences, KULeuven
2012 Voet, Caroline, “The poetics of order. Dom Hans van der Laans’ Architectonic Space”, In Architectural Research Quarterly 02, Vol. 16, 137-154, Cambridge University Press
2009 Voet, Caroline, “Dom Hans van der Laan en zijn publicaties over kerkelijke architectuur in L’ Art d’Eglise”, in "Cum tanta sit in amiciata vera perfectio", (Liber Amicorum for Prof. Em. Raoul Bauer), ed. Dominique and Mikael Bauer, 102-133. Kapellen: Pelckmans
2008 Voet, Caroline, “Abdij Roosenberg IV: een huis voor de geest”, Thematismos 9-10, Beek: Van der Laan Stichting 18-27. Also published in: Dom van der Laan in Waasmunster, ed. De Haan, Hilde and Haagsma, Ids, 60-71. Haarlem: Architext, 2012
2001 Voet, Caroline, “Cybernautica”, in Belgium New Architecture. Brussels: Prisme Editions
2001 Voet, Caroline, “Cybernautica”, in Defining Digital Architecture, 2000 Feidad Award, Taipei: Dialogue
1999-1998 “Bussiness-Research-Architecture, Projects from the Design Research Lab.” Patrick Schumacher, ed. In: Daidalos 69/70

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