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Internship at U/Define

Check out our career opportunities and maybe you can be part of a creative, fresh, professional and academic working environment in this new year.

Circular Retrofit Lab

The Circular Retrofit Lab is one of the pilot projects of the European Horizon 2020 project ‘Buildings as Material Banks’. It is situated in the former student homes on the campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), designed in the 1970s by Belgian architect Willy […]


We handed in the building permit for a new project V-House. More info soon on the project page.

We WON!!!

User Defined architecture won a competition together with TC Plus for the Papenhof in Mechelen, we are part of a group of architects that will help Define future houses for IGEMO. more info

Enabling a circular building industry @ VUB

Since this summer Wesley Lanckriet is part of the BAMB project as researcher. Together with an international research team they are investigating reversible design principles within the Circular Retrofit Lab on the VUB campus. BAMB 2020

Exposition and lecture IN BECOMING

We are honored to have been asked by the Academy for fine arts in Bruges to participate in Kunstenlab. We will be showing some of our work and how we use digital tools for our models and building production. Wesley Lanckriet will be giving a […]

U/Define architects has expanded

U/Define architects is happy to mention that Robby Vandenhouwe has joined the office as partner. Robby Vandenhouwe graduated in 2004 as an architect where he studied together with Wesley Lanckriet. Straight after his studies he started his own practice, which he had for 7 years […]

Work in progress on M-House

M-House is getting into it’s final shape with the new roof outlining the historical and extended part of the building. Next are the windows and installations, to be continued …

M-House homage

This project is designed and built by Wesley Lanckriet and his father Jean-Pierre Lanckriet. Learning the skills from his father (at the age of 12) and studying construction during his secondary school (BSO Bouw) Wesley Lanckriet first knew how to built before he could design buildings. Having […]