Caroline Voet (°1974) is doctoral assistant at the Faculty of Architecture. She teaches architectural theory and practice in the masters. Caroline Voet studied architecture in Antwerp, Belgium, before attending a Master at the Design Research Laboratory at the Architectural Association in London, where she graduated with honours. Her AA thesis project ‘Fyber Space’ was awarded the Alex Stanhope Forbes Price. She taught at the Architectural Association and the VUB (Free University of Brussels). In August 2013, she defended her PhD on the work of the Dutch monk-architect Dom Hans van der Laan. In her research and teaching, she focuses on design strategies, aesthetics and architectural theory and methodology. She regularly gives international lectures and workshops and acts as referee for several journals (ARQ). Since 2014, she is co-curator of the faculty’s ADO network (Academic Design Office), restructuring the Masters towards a research-oriented platform.
Her research and teaching have always been combined with an architectural practice. After working for Zaha Hadid Architects in London and Christian Kieckens Architects in Brussels, she founded her own office in Antwerp, working on a range of award-winning projects from furniture and museum interiors to housing and schools. As an architect and scenographer, she works for clients as deSIngel, the Flemish Architecture Insitute, Cinematek Brussels and Museum Plantin Moretus.
Caroline Voet was a member of the editorial board of the Architectural Yearbook 2012-2013, issued by the VAi (Flemish Architecture Institute). Caroline Voet is a member of the General Board of the Van der Laan Foundation in The Netherlands, where she also is chairman of the Research and Education Team.