Dirk Janssen lives and works in Antwerp. 

He is an architect by training and self-taught as an artist. Until 2006 he was a partner in Atelier JPLX, an office for architecture and urbanism. He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Design Sciences of the UAntwerpen. He runs a design studio in the master's programme and is supervisor of master's theses.  His research and teaching in architecture focuses on the city block fabric as a sustainable morphological system. 

The combination of architecture and visual arts has led him to co-founder the InSitu programme of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (AP University College), where he is active as a visiting professor.  

Favourite (interior)architecture project

The Nolli Plan is a drawing that tells about architecture and the relationship between architecture and the city as the ultimate work of art. It is an architectural project that continues to inspire many architects. 

Contact & Links

Mutsaardstraat 31 - 2000 Antwerpen - België