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Sofie De Caigny

Antwerp (Belgium)

Sofie De Caigny

Director of the Flanders Architecture Institute. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts 2022 and 2024

Sofie De Caigny is director of the Flanders Architecture Institute and visiting professor in Architecture Critique at the Faculty of Design Sciences of the University of Antwerp. She holds a Ph.D. (2007, University of Leuven) in architectural history and a Postgraduate degree in Cultural Management (2001, Universitat de Barcelona). Her PhD was published at the Leuven University Press. She publishes widely on contemporary architectural culture in Flanders, with a special focus on the relationship architecture has with the past.

She is editor in chief of the Flanders Architectural Review (editions 2018 -2024) and curated various exhibition, amongst which ‘Maatwerk. Architecture from Flanders and the Netherlands’ at the German Architecture Museum, Frankfurt (2016). She was commissioner of ‘Composite Presence’, the entry for the Belgian Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennial in 2021. From 2014 to 2022 she served as Secretary General of ICAM – International Confederation of Architectural Museums.

Last update: January 2024

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