Conference Venue (Ghent, Belgium)

Conference Venue Address

KU Leuven Building Technology Campus
Gebroeders de Smetstraat 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium


The conference will be held exclusively on campus in the Ghent Campus of the KU Leuven Faculty of Architecture. Altering Practices for Urban Inclusion Research Group will be hosting the conference with the valuable support of KU Leuven Ghent Technology Campus, Faculty of Engineering Technology. The Faculty of Architecture represents 150 years of design tradition from the Sint-Lucas programs. Brussels and Ghent are our biotope and living lab, internationalization is in our culture.

The conference venue is located at the Technology Campus just outside Ghent’s former city walls. The campus is shaped around new buildings as well as industrial facilities converted into passive and high-performance class/practice rooms and meeting rooms with an inclusive public courtyard.


Ghent is full of charming history and modern-day fun. Ghent offers a fascinating cultural cocktail brimming with trendy, modern urban life. Ghent is a city where people enjoy life: a chilled-out place where anything goes and a city that feels human. Its friendly, welcoming people love the good life. Don’t miss the chance to admire the world-famous masterpiece—the Mystic Lamb by the Van Eyck brothers—during your trip. In summertime Ghent is fizzing with life. Squares, café terraces and restaurants are abuzz with people. Students enjoy a day off or a break from their studies on the Graslei. The summer events, markets and neighbourhood parties colour the city. 

Gent is accessible via direct train connection from the Brussels Airport and the Brussels High-Speed Train Station

The conference location and format may be altered in response to the emerging limitations or developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and local regulations.

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