History of modern architecture and construction


Abstract : Our research expertise in the history of architecture and construction is developped mainly on the challenges in building during the long XXth century (modern and contemporary history) and engages with questions with distinct theoretical or methodological ambitions. Current research activities concentrate on: Exhibition architecture; World's Fairs; History of collaboration in architecture and engineering; History of modern architecture and construction in Belgium; History of criticism; Influence of technology and science on post-war architecture and construction; Goverments as commissioners of architecture; Post-war construction materials; Modern architecture and representation. This is an open call without re-defined funding conditions.
Promoteur/Supervisor : Prof. DEVOS Rika
Email : Rika.Devos@ulb.ac.be
Site Web/Web site : http://batir.ulb.ac.be/index.php/research/aia-architectural-
Centre de recherche/Research center : BATir (Building, Architecture & Town Planning)
Faculté/Faculty : Brussels School of Engineering (Faculty of Applied Sciences)/Faculté des Sciences appliquées - école polytechnique
Ecole doctorale/Graduate Colleges : Art of Construction and Urban Planning/Art de bâtir et urbanisme
Ecole doctorale thématique/Graduate School (French Only): Architecture, urbanisme, ingénierie architecturale et urbaine



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