Aglaée Degros

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Aglaée Degros (born in Leuven/Belgium, 22 August 1972) is a Professor and chair of the Institute of Urbanism at Graz University of Technology.

Life[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Aglaee Degros studied Architecture in Brussels at UCL Loci.

In 2001, she cofounded with Stefan Bendiks Artgineering, an office for urbanism based in Rotterdam, which moved to Brussels in 2014.[1]

Apart from her office, she held various teaching positions and visiting Professorships at TU Delft, the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture, the Free University of Brussels (VUB), the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and TU Vienna. Aglaee Degros was also a member of the committee Beeldkwaliteitte Nijmegen witch is an independent advisory committee that advises the council on matters related to cultural, aesthetic and spatial planning and design. She regularly is a jury member at international urban planning and design competitions.

Since 2016, Aglaee Degros is Professor and Head of the department of urbanism at the Graz University of Technology. As Head of the institute, she puts focus on bringing together spaces, people and environments.

Books[edit | hide | edit source]

Among others, Degros is co-editor of Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe, published by Routledge in 12013 [2](2013) and co-author of Brussels, [re]discovering its spaces (2014) and Cycle infrastructure (2013). In 2015, she worked on the Canvas documentary ArchiBelge.[3][4]