Aarhus School of Architecture
Johan Verbeke is professor of Research by Design at the Aarhus School of Architecture (DK) and professor of Research Design at KU Leuven, Faculty of Architecture Sint-Lucas (B). He is director of both PhD programmes. Between 2003 and 2009 he was the head of the School of Architecture Sint-Lucas. He is the creator and in charge of the Research Training Sessions (RTS) programme of the School of Architecture Sint-Lucas to develop and stimulate ‘research by design’ since 2004. He is actively stimulating and supervising research connected to art, architectural and design practice and interested in bridging disciplines. He organised several conferences on research by design and artistic research (2005, 2009, 2013 and 2014) and was involved in organizing the last two SHARE conferences (Brussels 2013 and Aarhus 2014). Verbeke is currently coordinating the EC funded ITN ADAPT-r (Architecture, Design and Art Practice Training-research) project which develops creative practice research. He is president of eCAADe (Education and research on Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), he is active as PhD supervisor and scientific reviewer for many international conferences. Johan Verbeke is (associate-) editor of IJAC (International Journal of Architectural Computing) as well as JAR (Journal for Artistic Research).