Dr.ir. K.M. (Klaske) Havik

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Biography

Dr. ir. Klaske Havik is Acting Professor of the chair of Methods & Analysis at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. She has developed a distinct research approach relating the experience and use of architecture and urban space to literary language. Her book 'Urban Literacy. Reading and Writing Architecture', which developed a literary approach to architecture and urban space was translated in Spanish as 'Leer y escribir la arquitectura. Un viaje a travers de la ciudad' (Bogotá, 2016). Other publications include 'Architectural Positions: Architecture, Modernity and the Public Sphere' (2009), 'Writingplace. Investigations in Architecture and Literature ' (2016), and "How Places Speak", in Sioli and Yoonchun (ed), Reading Architecture, Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, (London: Routledge, 2018). Havik is editor of the architecture journals OASE, and Writingplace journal for Architecture & Literature. Havik‚Äôs literary work appeared in Dutch poetry collections and literary magazines. 

As a practicing architect, Havik has been involved in the redevelopment of ship wharf NDSM in Amsterdam. In recent years, Klaske Havik has worked with her students on the topic of the "commons" in both European and Latin-American context. From 2015-2017, she was Visiting Professor of Architecture Design at Tampere University of Technology, Finland. For her contribution to the architectural debate, she received the Dutch Architect of the Year Award in 2014. Currently, Havik is Action Chair of the Eu Cost network "Writing Urban Places"

Projects

2019-2023       EU COST Action CA18126 Writing Urban Places, Action Chair

2019-2023        Marie Curie ITN grant Communities of Tacit Knowledge, partner

2017 NWO Kiem grant for Writingplace journal for Architecture and Literature

2017     Understanding and Designing Place International Seminar of Architecture and Philosphy, TU      Tampere, Finland,   co-organiser with Pekka Passinmäki

2018     Co-curator of "Tools of the Architect: Writing, Drawing, Modelling", Venice  Architecture    Biennale 2018,  BK Booths,  Chair of Methods & Analysis, TU Delft

2016     Curator exhibition  The Architectural Project and Its Foundations 2010-2015, presenting the research     output of the Department of Architecture, TU Delft

2016     Curator exhibition  Re-Writing the Role of the Architect / Reading the Commons in Bogota: A   double exhibition with the Chair of Methods & Analysis and The Berlage TU Delft, at the       Universidad de los Andes Bogotá Colombia, by invitation of the Embassy of the Netherlands and Universidad de los Andes on the occasion of the Feria del Libro, Bogotá

2016     Atmospheres in Architectural Education International Seminar, TU Tampere, Finland May 6 2016,     co-organiser with Pekka Passinmäki

2016      Constructing the Commons 2-Day International seminar at TU Delft, March 2016, Co-organiser with        Tom Avermaete, Hans Teerds et al. 

2014 Co-curator with the Chair of Methods & Analysis, TU Delft, of Elements of Architecture: the Balcony, for Venice     Biennale main exhibition. 2014  Debate Building Atmosphere, with Peter Zumthor, Juhani Pallasmaa and Gernot Böhme, in Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, OASE/ nai010 publishers, on the occasion of OASE issue 92 Building  Atmosphere, editors Klaske Havik, Gus Tielens en Hans Teerds. 

2014 Dutch Architect of the Year Award

2013 Writingplace. Literary methods in Architectural research and design, Initiative and organization of the 2nd international conference on Architecture and Fiction Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, November 2013.

2012 Co-organisation of and participation in series of public symposiums  The Story of The Netherlands about the Dutch landscape, city and architecture seen from a literary perspective, Paradiso, Amsterdam

2012 Course director of International Summer School Arhipera. participation & sustainability by invitation of the Soros Foundation Romania and Ion Mincu Faculty of Architecture,Bucarest, Romania

2009 Course director of International Summer School Terristories in Macedonia,by invitation of the Faculty of Architecture, Skopje, Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia

       

subjects
2005 - Readings on the public realm
2005 - Research Methods
2005 - Graduation laboratory: The Studio, part 2 Main subject/ Subsidiary
2006 - Research Methods
2006 - Research and Design Exercise: the Public Realm
2006 - Graduation laboratory: The Studio, part 2 Main subject/ Subsidiary
2006 - Readings on the public realm
2007 - Research Methods
2007 - Research and Design Exercise: the Public Realm
2007 - Graduation laboratory: The Studio, part 2 Main subject/ Subsidiary
2007 - Readings on the public realm
2009 - Tutorial Research Methods
2008 - Research Methods
2008 - Graduation laboratory: The Studio, part 2 Main subject/ Subsidiary
2008 - Research and Design Exercise: the Public Realm
2008 - Readings on the public realm
2010 - Readings on the public realm
2011 - Architectural Body
2010 - Tutorial Research Methods
2009 - Research Methods
2009 - Readings on the public realm
2011 - Tutorial Research Methods
2011 - Literature and Media of Composition
2011 - Readings on the public realm
2013 - Fundamentals 4 The European Metropolis
2015 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2013 - Architectural Body
2013 - Literature and Media of Composition
2013 - Readings on the public realm
2015 - Ways of Doing
2013 - Fundamentals 4 The European Metropolis
2015 - Fundamentals 4 The European Metropolis
2012 - Architectural Body
2012 - Readings on the public realm
2012 - Tutorial Research Methods
2012 - Literature and Media of Composition
2014 - Ways of Doing
2014 - Fundamentals 4 The European Metropolis
2014 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2013 - Ways of Doing
2013 - Tools of Architecture
2013 - Roles of the Architect
2014 - Dwelling Graduation Studio: Global Housing
2017 - Fundamentals 4 The European Metropolis
2016 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2016 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2016 - Ways of Doing
2016 - Fundamentals 4 The European Metropolis
2017 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2017 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2017 - Ways of Doing
2016 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2016 - Tutorial Research Methods: Fieldwork
2016 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2017 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2017 - Tutorial Research Methods: Fieldwork
2017 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2018 - Ways of Doing
2015 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2015 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2015 - Tutorial Research Methods: Fieldwork
2015 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2018 - Roles of the Architect
2018 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2018 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2019 - Ways of Doing
2019 - Delft Lectures on Architectural Design and Research Methods
2018 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2018 - Tutorial Research Methods: Fieldwork
2018 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2019 - Ways of Doing
2019 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2020 - Methods of Architectural Analysis and Imagination
2020 - Transdisciplinary Encounters
2020 - Research Plan
2020 - Methods & Analysis Graduation Studio
2020 - Methods & Analysis Graduation Studio
2020 - Ways of Doing
2020 - Ways of Doing
2020 - Delft Lectures on Architectural Design and Research Methods
2019 - Lecture Series Research Methods
2018 - Tools of Architecture
2018 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2018 - Seminar Research Methods: Probing into Precedents
2018 - Tutorial Research Methods: Fieldwork
2018 - Lecture Series Research Methods
2019 - Seminar Research Methods: Probing into Precedents
2019 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2019 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2019 - Tutorial Research Methods: Fieldwork
2019 - Tutorial Research Methods: Fieldwork
2019 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2019 - Methods and Analysis Graduation Studio: Positions in Practice
2019 - Methods of Architectural Analysis and Imagination