Chipka : the small-town museum

Chipka : the small-town museum

Chipka is the name of an artificial island that was created in Alost (BE) by the straightening of the Dender, at the end of the nineteenth century. Its history inspired sixteen visual artists and architects for a group show in Netwerk, a center for contemporary art based in the same town. Soon after its creation Chipka was to be swallowed by fast growing industries and its host city, Alost, a ru
Chipka : the small-town museum
Christophe Van Gerrewey 1982-
Aalst: Netwerk /center for contemporary art, 2010
239 p. : ill.
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About Christophe Van Gerrewey

Christophe Van Gerrewey (born 1982) is a Belgian architectural and literary theorist, writer and architect. He is currently tenure track professor for architectures, criticism, history and theory at the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).


Gerrewey studied architecture at Ghent University and literary science at KU Leuven, and completed a PhD on "Architecture a user manual. Theory, Critique and History since 1950" on the work of architecture critic Geert Bekaert. Since 2015, Van Gerrewey leads as tenure track professor the laboratory of Architecture, Critique, History, and Theory (ACHT) at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. He teaches architecture theory.


The main objective of his research and of his of lab ACHT is developing a comprehensive understanding of cont…Read more on Wikipedia