Kersten Geers

Kenzo Tange Design Critic in Architecture

Kersten Geers (b. 1975, Ghent) studied at the University of Ghent, Belgium and the ETSA in Madrid, Spain. He worked in Rotterdam for Maxwan/Max.1 Architects until 2001 and from 2001 to 2005 for Neutelings Riedijk Architects. In 2002 he founded OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen together with David Van Severen. OFFICE has received numerous honors and awards, including the Belgian Prize for Architecture, the Silver Lion at the 12th Venice Biennial of Architecture, and Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Kersten Geers and David Van Severen have been teaching at various institutions, such as the Berlage Institute, Columbia University GSAPP, Yale School of Architecture, EPF Lausanne and the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio. They are among the co-founders of San Rocco magazine. They currently hold the Kenzo Tange chair at Harvard GSD.

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