Karel Deckers

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Karel Deckers, architect and teaching assistant, has been organising and leading Design Studios, first at the Politecnico di Torino in 2003, and at the Saint-Lucas School of Architecture in Brussels/Ghent since 2005. Since 2009, he has been working on a PhD research project at the Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, entitled ‘The Architectural Uncanny: the creative use of existential anguish in architectural representation and education’ supervised by Fredrik Nilsson. He has published several papers in national and international research contexts. He regularly writes articles for the architectural journal ‘Giornale dell’architettura’. He has his own architectural practice and lives in Brussels with Astrid and their two children, Oscar, Arthur and Thomas.

Papers submitted to the Studies in Material Thinking Journal