Kristiaan Borret

Master Architect, Brussels

Kristiaan Borret is Master Architect of the Brussels Capital Region (Belgium). The Master Architect is an independent government official who stimulates and supervises the design quality of urban development projects.

From 2006 to 2014, Kristiaan Borret was Master Architect of Antwerp. He is professor in Urban design at Ghent University since 2005.

In his professional career, Kristiaan Borret has been alternating between theory and practice, between design and policy, between architecture and urbanism. He participated in interdisciplinary research on contemporary transformations of the city and public space, and contributed to various urban design projects in Belgium, Netherlands and France.

In 2013, Kristiaan Borret was awarded the Flemish Culture Award for Architecture 2012-2013.