Director of the Flanders Architecture Institute. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts 2022.
Sofie De Caigny is director of the Flanders Architecture Institute and Lecturer at the University of Antwerp in Architecture Critique at the Faculty of Design Sciences. She holds a Ph.D. (2007, University of Leuven) in architectural history and a Master degree in Cultural Management (2001, Universitat de Barcelona). She coordinated of the Heritage Department of the Flanders Architecture Institute since 2006. In this position, she manages projects on the conservation, digitization, dissemination and publication of digital architectural records.
She was in the editorial board of the Flanders Architectural Review (2016, 2018 and 2020) and curated the exhibition Maatwerk on Dutch and Flemish architecture for the German Architecture Museum, Frankfurt (2016). Since 2014, she is Secretary General of ICAM – International Confederation of Architectural Museums. Sofie De Caigny is commissioner of the entry for the Belgian Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennial in 2021.
Last updated: January 2022