Biographies

Name: Van de Voorde

First name: Stephanie

Function: Prof.

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (department of Architectural Engineering)

Country: Belgium

Email: stephanie.van.de.voorde@vub.ac.be

 

CV: Stephanie Van de Voorde (°1981) is specialized in 20th-century architectural and construction history in Belgium, focusing on building materials and building actors. After her MSc degree in architectural engineering (Ghent University 2005), she finished her PhD in 2011 on Building in Concrete in Belgium (1890-1975). Interplay of Knowledge, Experiment and Innovation (Ghent University). Since then, Stephanie conducted several research projects, for instance on the history of architectural education in Belgium (research projects at the Flemish Centre for Architectural Archives and at Artesis University College in Antwerp) and post-war construction materials and building techniques (www.postwarbuildingmaterials.be). From 2013 onwards, Stephanie works at the Department of Architectural Engineering of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel as a post-doctoral researcher and research professor. Stephanie is member of the research team Construction HistorieS Brussels (CHsB), the editorial board of the bimonthly journal M&L. Monumenten, Landschappen en Archeologie, of the Construction History Society, Docomomo, Icomos and the Association Francophone de l'Histoire de la Construction.

Webpage: http://www.vub.ac.be/ARCH/ae-lab/people/stephanie-van-de-voorde