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Mats Dekock

Mats Dekock

Overijse, BE

 

About 

Mats Dekock is an Architect and Transmedia Artist currently based in Brussels, Belgium. 

He is currently finishing his academic research on "the subjective embodiment of poetic spaces through memory, perception and persistence" at the Transmedia department of  LUCA school of Arts at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. In this architectural research, he shifts his focus from an designer of architectural objectivity to a suborbinate of spatial subjectivity. He reconstructs the memory palaces of subjectivity, embedded within space.

He  got engaged with the notions of spatial subjectivity through his Master Thesis in Architecture, which he wrote and designed on the notion of Architectural Failure, and the implications of public amnesia on the architecture of the city. A thesis which allowed him to graduate magna cum laude, and gave him the title of the 2011 Laureate Architecture at the faculty of Architecture at the Catholic University of Leuven.

Besides this theoretical discourse, he works freelance as a junior architect, because of his particular interest on the craftmanship of architecture, both in a fablab environment as well as a construction site environment. Tactility of materials, and the site specific conditions that define the architectural topography have attracted him to engage several job opportunities at several inspiring offices.


Elsewhere:

Employment 

Team Coenen Architects, Overijse, BE, Junior Architect

-Preliminary design and follow up
with clients
-3D Visualizations
-Design of technical plans
-Design of implementation plans

Jan 2013 - current
 

Atelier Juliette, Mechelen, BE, Junior Architect

-Design team of the winning
competition entry for a new
line of Interior Design for
ESPRIT corp europe.
-3D visualizations, Graphics
-Technical detailing of
implementation plans

Sep 2011 - Jan 2012
 

Education 

LUCA School of Arts, Brussels, BE, Masters, Transmedia

Research Master
Master of Arts in Transmedia

Sep 2011 - current
 

LUCA School of Arts, Gent, BE, MArch, Architecture

Master of Science in Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2011
 

Awards 

Laureate Architecture, 1st Place

Award for outstanding Master Thesis

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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