Pieter Uyttenhove

Category: Tenured Academic Staff
Phone: +32 (0)9 264 39 26


Since 2000, Full Professor Theory and History of Urbanism at Ghent University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning. Head of Department 2010-2014. Programme chair of the master of Science in Urbanism and Spatial Planning. Co-director of Labo S, urban design research lab.

Studied civil engineer-architect (KULeuven, 1975-80). Graduated Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies at the Institut d’Urbanisme de Paris (IUP, 1981-82) and did his PhD at the Ecoles des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS, 1999) in Paris.

Research topics

  • landscape transformation and relationship between urbanism, landscape and heritage
  • World War I, landscape and reconstruction
  • analogous spaces and models in urban planning
  • mass housing and the making of society
  • urban and landscape representation

Scholarships and prizes

  • Canadian Centre for Architecture, Study Centre, 2000
  • Prize Geert Bekaert, 2000

Publications, research projects, PhD’s, etc.

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