Nel Janssens

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Nel Janssens is an architect-spatial planner, teaching at the Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven, Campus Sint-Lucas, Brussels and Ghent, Belgium. She worked as an architect at Deleu, Antwerp and FLCextended, Brussels. Currently she is a member of the non-profit design collective She obtained a doctoral degree at the Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden with her dissertation ‘Utopia-driven Projective Research, a design approach to explore the theory and practice of Meta-Urbanism’. She co-edited the book Transdisciplinary Knowledge Production in architecture and Urbanism: towards hybrid modes of inquiry (Springer publishers) together with Isabelle Doucet. From January 2013 till February 2015 she held a post-doctoral position at the Strong Research Environment ‘Architecture in the Making’ (Chalmers).