Jan De Vylder

Jan De Vylder is co-founder, with Inge Vinck, of jan de vylder architecten (JDV A - 2008) and architecten de vylder vinck taillieu (A DVVT - 2010) and recently of architecten jan de vylder inge vinck. (A JDVIV - 2019)

With architecten jan de vylder inge vinck - also abbreviated as A JDVIV - a new horizon is explored to come closer to the idea that has been launched at ETH Zurich (CH) and has given name to their chair at the department of architecture: UNIVERSUM CARROUSEL JOURNEY - abbreviated as UCJ -

UNIVERSUM as a world to be created. CARROUSEL as ever ongoing. JOURNEY as an exploration. 

A JDVIV / UCJ is today a multi-disciplinary practice in which the making and the thinking is deeply imbedded. Many ongoing projects - drawing table and under construction - are alternating with all kind of reflexions - drawings and writings -. New horizons are explored - international and research wise -. Profound positions are taken - the interest in drawing but also in debating the essence of urge today -.


In this different constellations Jan De Vylder and Inge Vinck have realized several projects in Belgium and abroad. The projects range from the smallest commission possible as well as large sized commissions: projects for an individual client as well as a public client or private investor. Projects with very diverse character: ranging from simply a house to a university campus; a cultural client as well as a public commission. The projects are obtained through competitions, selections or direct commission. Projects are situated in Belgium and abroad.      


In this different constellations Jan De Vylder and Inge Vinck have been exhibited in galleries like MANIERA (BE), FRIEDMAN BENDA (US), TOTO MA (JP) and biennials (Venice 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018; Chicago 2014, 2016; Lisbon 2019 and Sao Paolo 2019). Since 2010 editing houses like 2G (ES), A+U (JP), deAedibus (CH), ARCHIVE (ES) and more recent TOTO Publishers (JP) have published several monographs on the work of Jan De Vylder. Moreover severel international nominations and prizes have been won like Schelling Architektur Preise 2016 (DE), Leone d’Argento in La Biennale di Venezia 2018 (IT), Henry van de Velde-award 2018 (BE) and nominated finalist Mies Award 2019 (EU). Jan De Vylder and Inge Vinck have co-curated the Belgian Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia in 2016. The exhibitions Caroussel 2015 (gta/ETH-Z); Bravoure Scarcity Beauty (Venice 2016) and Unless Ever People (Venice 2018) opened new reflections on architecture and practice. Jan De Vylder has taught at Sint-Lucas School for Architecture in Ghent and Brussels, at TU Delft, at EPFL Lausanne, and at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, and since 2017 he has been teaching at ETH Zurich.

  • Slot 2

2nd slot . 29.July—3.August

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