Stefanie Delarue (Programme Chair) has a master degree in biology.
She is lecturer and chair of the course committee of landscape and garden architecture at the School of Arts – University College Ghent.
Harlind Libbrecht graduated as a landscape architect at the Horticultural Institute, Melle in 1981 (now University College Ghent). He studied Master in Monuments and Landscape Conservation at University Antwerp. After working in different design offices and professional practice, he started teaching at the University College Ghent in 1989. He is a founding member of the Le Notre Institute for interdisciplinary landscape studies.
Pieter Foré is master in landscape architecture and planning. He is lecturer and researcher at the School of Arts – University College Ghent. He also has his own landscape architecture company Forest – landscape architecture and planning.
Glenn Deliège has a PhD in philosophy and currently teaches landscape philosophy at the School of Arts – University College Ghent, where he is also conducting research into the role of animals in the design of (urban, public) spaces.
Steven Heyde is employed as a researcher at the University College Ghent. His current research activities are focused upon the preservation and the development rural estates in Europa, and in relationship to new policy measures, strategic design and new entrepreneurial dynamics.
Hans Druart is landscape architect and Master in Heritage Studies. He is guest professor at the School of Arts – University College Ghent and also works at landscape architecture firm ‘Buro Voor Vrije Ruimte’ in Ghent.
Sylvie Van Damme
Sylvie Van Damme is geographer, spatial planner and has a PhD in Urbanism and Spatial Planning. She is lecturer and researcher at the School of Arts – University College Ghent with a focus on landscape as narrative and integrative medium in spatial design practice.
Ruben Joye is a landscape architect with a master degree in urbanism and spatial planning. Ruben is a full-time lecturer at the School of Arts – University College Ghent teaching spatial planning, design studio and digital visualization. He’s also involved in multidisciplinary research.
Rachelle Dufour holds a postgraduate degree in Curatorial Studies and Master in Graphic Design. She currently is employed as coordinator at the School of Arts – University College Ghent. She recently served as coordinating assistant to Estate Philippe Vandenberg and has experience in managing several art and design fairs such as POPPOSITIONS and Collectible.