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OUEST architecture
Avenue Clémentine, 19
1190 Bruxelles

+32 2 850 73 82
info@ouest.be

For job applications, please send your portfolio and cv to jobs@ouest.be

The office was founded in Brussels (BE) in 2009 and is led by Stephane Damsin and Jan Haerens, architects. Ouest focuses on topics and projects around architecture, culture and society; ranging from built works to research and curatorial programs. Ouest has a predilection for dense urban situations and for contextual approaches. Ouest is part of international collective Supersudaca (supersudaca.org).

Stephane Damsin, architect
Brussels 1981. Graduated in 2005 from Victor Horta Architecture Institute, Brussels (now ULB Faculty of Architecture). Worked with several offices in Antwerp, Brussels, Marseille and Buenos Aires between 2005 and 2009 before starting his own office. In charge of architecture and city programs at the Brussels art center Recyclart during 10 years (2011-2021) where he organized numerous lecture cycles (including ‘IBAI Greetings from…’), exhibitions (including ‘Passages’), public debates, screenings and happening
He is active member of collective Supersudaca since 2007. Invited as guest speak or curator in several institutions around the world during the last years (including IUAV Venice, CCA Montreal, Strelka Moscow, IAAC Barcelona, Culturgest Porto,…) He is teaching architecture at ULB Faculté d’Architecture La Cambre-Horta, Brussels

Jan Haerens, engineer-architect
Leuven 1985. Studied architecture and engineering at Ghent University and Technische Universität Berlin. After graduating in 2008, he worked for 2 years at Stéphane Beel Architecten in Ghent, mainly on large scale housing projects. He lived for one year in Mexico City, and worked in offices Taller de Architectura Mauricio Rocha, and Productora, as well as for the architectural exhibition gallery Liga DF. He was a project architect at 51N4E architects in Brussels from 2011 untill 2018, mainly focussing on projects in the field of Affordable Living Environments. In 2013, he joined the OUEST team for the competition of the Théâtre du Rideau in Brussels (built). He is teaching architecture at KU Leuven.

Team
Stephane Damsin, architect
Jan Haerens, engineer-architect
Pauline Tondreau, architect
Maria Rodriguez, architect
Antoine Trémège, architect
Joffrey About, architect
Floortje Van Sandick, architect
Ana Garcia Constantinescu, architect
Raphaëlle Auguy, intern architect
Isabella Guzzi, intern architect
Beatriz Loreto Agostinho, intern architect
Maud Raymaekers, intern architect

Past
Béatrice Godon , Sophie Vardar, Salomé De Vasconcelos, Nessim Kaufmann, Julia Gunther, Béate Zavadska, Renata Surcan, Maxime le Droupéet, Ismail Afilal, Justine Estoppey, Giulia Flamigni, Maud Abbé-Decarroux, Giulia Ciuffoletti, Matthias Mazelier, Jochen Schamelhout, Carlo Frassinelli, Pascal Labelle, Arianna Monetini, Marie Ghiringhelli, Jerome Nicod, Cyndelle Renneson, Irene Terenzi, Javier Muñoz, Alexis Tronchet, Benjamin Malinge, Enrico Onofri

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