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Petra Griefing

Leuven (Belgium)

Petra Griefing

Architect. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts.

After studying Architecture at the Berlin University of the Arts, the Delft University of Technology, and the University of Wuppertal, she is now director of Stad en Architectuur, a Leuven-based association which promotes architecture through debates, talks, and exhibitions. Prior to this, she worked as an architect in studios in Rotterdam and Maastricht, as well as teaching Architecture at the Berlin University of the Arts and Delft University of Technology.

Petra Griefing has wide-ranging experience as a programmer of exhibitions, debates, and lecture cycles on architecture and urban design. She has been a curator of several exhibitions on Belgian architecture and also of “Rebuilding the Republic” (M-Museum Leuven, 2011), on the new Irish architecture. She has published books on recent Belgian architecture and has worked in educational programmes for children in this area. Moreover, she has been a member of several juries as well as of the Mies van der Rohe Foundation Committee of Experts, and the Urban Design Committee in Leuven.

Last update: March 2019

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