Maria Zurbuchen-Henz, architect, is professor at the Haus der Farbe Fachschule für Gestaltung in Handwerk und Architektur in Zurich and lecturer at Bern University of Applied Sciences (Berner Fachhochschule Architektur-Holz-Bau). She studied architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPF / ETH) in Lausanne and Zurich. Since 1987 she is a practising architect in Lausanne where she works together with her partner Bernard Zurbuchen. Her fields of activities include teaching and communication of architectural design and colour concepts.
Mariël Polman studied architecture at TU Delft, Architectural Paint Research at SRAL in Maastricht, House Painting at Nimeto in Utrecht. She completed a PhD in architecture at TU Delft. She is currently working as a Colour Specialist at the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands and as a practising architectural paint researcher at POLMAN Colour & Architecture in Amsterdam. Polman is member of the Docomomo ISC Interior Design. She is specialised in colours of the Modern Movement incl. De Stijl, Paint Industry and Colour Theories.
Nele Bergmans, architect, studied architecture at KU Leuven Faculty of Architecture in Ghent. After graduating she moved to London where she worked for DRDH Architects. She is currently working for Caruso St John Architects.
Ann Verdonck is professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architectural Engineering) where she is member of the ReUse research team and responsible for the design studio Habitat & Heritage and the course Image-Form-Colour. After finishing her PhD on architectural paint research of the oeuvre of architect Huib Hoste, Verdonck further specialized in twentieth century finishes in the Belgian context. She publishes on regular bases on her research in national and international journals (Journal of Architectural Conservation, M&L, Erfgoed, etc.) and participates in national and international conferences (SAHC, APR, BRK-APRO, etc.). She is member of the Joint UGent-VUB Research Group ThIS (The Inside Story. Art, Interior Design & Architecture 1750-1950), member of the organizing and scientific committee of the annual seminar Historisch Interieur & design and member of the Royal Commission of Monuments and Sights of the Brussels-Capital Region. As heritage researcher she founded the research studio Fenikx bvba in 2008 (Belgium).
Tijm Lanjouw is an archaeologist (ReMA, graduated 2011, University of Groningen) specialized in computer applications in archaeology, with a specific focus on 3D techniques and 3D research methodologies. He is currently employed at the 4D Research Lab, University of Amsterdam, as 3D modeller. The lab facilitates humanities research requiring 3D methodologies, from data acquisition to interpretation and presentation. Tijm is also working on a dissertation at the University of Leiden with as subject the reinterpretation of a Late Bronze Age fortified complex excavated in northern Syria, using 3D methods.
Santje PANDER, University of Amsterdam
Santje Pander graduated in 2018 in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), where she is currently employed as a Post-Master trainee specializing in restoration of historic interiors, with a specific interest in post-war architecture. Her Master thesis research was on the 1958 UNESCO Press Room designed by Gerrit Rietveld. In the spring of 2018, she was granted the 4D Research Award from the UvA. This made it possible to continue digital reconstruction research of the UNESCO Press Room in collaboration with the 4D Research Lab.
Yves DE BONT
Yves De Bont graduated as an architect at Sint-Lucas School of Architecture in Brussels in 1971. In his career as an independent architect, until 1998, he designed the social housing estate den Brand and led the restoration of the seventeenth century Pannenhuis in Merkplas. From 1971 to 2009, he was an art teacher at the Heilig-Grafinstituut in Turnhout. As an expert in regional architecture, he curated the exhibitions 100 years of living in Turnhout, Paul Neefs residences 1958-1983 and de Turnhoutse School of which also he (co-)authored the exhibition catalogues. For the architecture association Ar-Tur, he set the documentary film Domestic Modernism on track. He has published in architecture magazines and in the National Biographical Dictionary.
Veronique Boone is associate professor at the Faculty of Architecture La Cambre Horta at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium (ULB). She lectures on architectural history, theory and criticism as well as on the conservation of twentieth century architecture. She studied architecture and history of architecture at Ghent University, ENSA Paris-La Villette and La Sorbonne in Paris. She realised her PhD at the ENSAP Lille/Université de Lille and the ULB, on Le Corbusier and the mediation of architecture by film and television, for which she received the Prize attributed by the Fondation Le Corbusier for “la recherche patiente” (patient research) in 2017 and for which she was nominated at the Académie d’Architecture in November 2019. Her research focuses on the modalities of representation and the mediation of modern architecture, the intellectual histories on architecture and the complementary activities of architecture such as pedagogy and construction history. She publishes regularly on these topics and is an author for Belgian and international architectural magazines on contemporary architecture. She is also a board member of DOCOMOMO Belgium.
Els DE VOS
Els De Vos, engineering architect and spatial planner, is associate professor at the Faculty of Design Sciences at the University of Antwerp, where she lectures in the field of architectural history, architectural theory and interior design. Her PhD on the architectural, social and gender-differentiated mediation of dwelling in 1960s–1970s Belgian Flanders has been published by the University Press Leuven (2012). She has co-edited several different volumes in the field of architecture, including Van academie tot universiteit [From Academy to University] (2013), Theory by design (2013) and Reuse of Modernist Buildings. A Case Study Handbook (2019). She was co-awarded the BWMSTR label 2016 Award by the Flemish Government Architect. She published in several national and international journals, including Technology and Culture, Home Cultures and The Journal of Interior Design. She is a member of the scientific committee of Inner – The interior architecture magazine. She coordinated the Erasmus+ project Re-Use of Modernist Buildings RMB at the University of Antwerp.
Zsuzsanna Böröcz is a musicologist, and art and architectural historian. She obtained her PhD from the KU Leuven in 2004 with a comparative and contextual study on postwar stained-glass windows. Since then she has been teaching diverse subjects in art, design and architectural theory at several universities. Currently she holds a position of guest-professor at the Faculty of Architecture KU Leuven Belgium. She is affiliated as a researcher with the KU Leuven Department of Architecture (http://www.a2i-kuleuven.be/team/zsuzsanna-borocz/) and the University of Antwerp Henry van de Velde Research Group. She is Vice-President of Docomomo Belgium and co-chair of the Docomomo International Scientific Committee on Interior Design. Zsuzsanna is also a jury member for the Flemish Ministry of Culture Decree on Architecture and Design. Her interest fields and publication subjects are interiors and design issues in the context of heritage conservation and craftsmanship in the 19th- and 20th-century. In 2018-19 she wrote ‘Exploration on Design in Flanders. A Sector Analysis’, with Dr. Annelies Thoelen, commissioned by the Flemish Ministry of Culture.
Eva Storgaard studied architecture at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark. She is teaching in the master program of interior architecture at the Faculty of Design Sciences, University of Antwerp and wrote a dissertation entitled The Architecture of Danish Modern. Empiricism. Craft. Organicism (2019). Storgaard is the co-author of Pieter De Bruyne 1931-1987. Pionier van het postmoderne (2012) and Morphology of Interiors. Fragments of Space Examined (2019). Additionally she is member of the Erasmus+ project Re-Use of Modernist Buildings (RMB). As secretary of DOCOMOMO International Specialist Committee of Interior (ISC/I) she has a special interest in modernist interiors.