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Wim Goes

2017 Visiting scholar at the Victoria University of Architecture, Wellington (NZ)
2015 – Teaching, KU Leuven, Department of Architecture, Ghent & Brussels (BE)
2005 – 2015 Teaching, Sint-Lucas School of Science and Arts in Ghent & Brussels (BE)
2008 New Zealand International Master Class (NZ)
2005 Glenn Murcutt International Master Class (AU)
1999 Founded Wim Goes Architectuur, Ghent (BE)
1993 – 1999 Worked on Building Sites and in Workshops (BE)
1993 Master in Architecture, Sint Lucas School of Science & Arts, Ghent (BE)

Partners

Anja Houbaert
Tim De Messemaeker

Collaborators

Eline Faché
Karel Sucaet
Nuno Pinto
Ivana Brzović

Jules De Smet
Lucie Beck
Slavoj Kvíz
Laura Gheysen

Former collaborators

Michal Zyla, Uriel Della Bruna, Miguel Vervacke, Francesco Paolo Di Donna, Paula Raiado Fagundes, Lien Vlerick, Anna Janeckova, Xiaoyu Xu, Alessandro Rintallo, Eugenia Zucchello, Maroš Somora, Lorenzo Grieco, Mathieu Verougstraete, Javier Ruiz Ilundain, Adriana Strojek, Mirka Šešulková, Jelle Deflo, Fréderic Louis, Krešimir Renić, Andrea Perletti, Dorota Piechocińska, Laura Mortier, Zuriñe Argomaniz Saldaña, Johannes Berry, Malgorzata Slowinska, Carmen Ojalvo Guiberteau, Eyukewe Nicolas Dogo, Jasmien Wouters, Laura Van Kerkhove, Justyna Pietrzykowska, Antonio Fernandez, Margarita Díaz Rebollo, Laura Bown, Karolien Andries, Silverio Soro Garibo, Elena Vilchez Álvarez, Axel Clissen, Jasmien Herssens, Mathias Cosijns, Leen Demaegdt

 

Wim Goes (°Ghent, 1969) obtained a Master’s Degree in Architecture at the Sint-Lucas School of Science and Arts in Ghent/Brussels, Belgium. He worked with architect H. Koch on self-built low-cost housing and also temporarily in workshops such as Atelier Maarten Van Severen.

At a very early stage he was confronted with contemporary art. Meeting and discussing with artists and art curators changed his vision on the position of people in and towards art and architecture, a position allowing the human presence to complete the art and architectural work. This attitude, being close to Reverse Perspective, is an ongoing investigation both in the office and in academic research since.

In 1999 the practice Wim Goes Architectuur was founded, later on partnered by Anja Houbaert and Tim De Messemaeker. It has been awarded amongst others the Belgian Prize for Architecture, the Belgian Award, Architecture Award Province East Flanders, the Award of the Order of Architects (BE) and the Architectural Review Award (UK).

Their work has been published widely in architectural magazines such as A+U (JP), the Architectural Review (UK), Mark Magazine (NL), D’Architectures (FR), Casa da abitare (IT), C3 (KR) and Detail (DE).

Wim Goes has been teaching since 2005 at Sint-Lucas School of Science and Arts in Ghent & Brussels in Belgium, later on at KU Leuven Department of Architecture, Ghent & Brussels.

He participated in the Glenn Murcutt Masterclass (2005) and the New Zeeland Masterclass with Ian Athfield (2008).

He was invited as a visiting scholar at the Victoria University Wellington (NZ) in 2017. He lectured and/or was a guest critic at the EPFL in Lausanne (CH), the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio (CH), NTMU in Trondheim (NO), RWTH in Aachen (DE), the Technical University in Graz (AT), the University of Auckland (NZ) amongst others.

The projects of Wim Goes Architectuur have been featured in the Belgian Pavilion of the 15th International Architecture Biennale in Venice (IT), the 2016 Triennale in Viserum (SE), the Royal Academy of Arts in London (UK), the former building of the Ministry of Education in Rio de Janeiro (BR) and in exhibitions at universities such as ETH Zurich (CH), the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio (CH) and at the Victoria University in Wellington (NZ), curating an exhibition On Reverse Perspective.

 

Projects

2018 

House DD, Residential, Under Construction, Deurle (BE)

Multi-family House A, Residential, Under Construction, Wondelgem (BE)

Blue Residence, Pavilion, Completed, Flanders (BE)

2017 

Castle de Motte, Private Gallery & Residential, Completed, Flanders (BE)

Bridge L, Park bridge, Completed, Flanders (BE)

House A.F.V, Residential, Study, Kalmthout (BE)

Office Building NEW, Study, Sint-Niklaas (BE)

Reep Bridge, Infrastructure, Competition, Kortrijk (BE)

2016 

House JP, Residential, Study, Antwerp (BE)

Refuge II, BRAVOURE, Belgian Pavilion for the Architecture Biennale in Venice (IT)

House M, Residential, Completed, Flanders (BE)

2015 

House T, Residential, Completed, Flanders (BE)

2014 

Refuge II, House, Completed, Nevele (BE)

ALU-Artforum, Art Faculty, Competition, Zagreb (HR)

2013 

House DW, Residential, Completed, Waregem (BE)

Garden Pavilion, Pavilion, Completed, Nevele (BE)

2012 

Royal Belgian Sailing Club Alberta, Clubhouse, Completed, Zeebrugge (BE)

2011 

House C, Residential, Completed, Destelbergen (BE)

2010 

Idiot Chapel, in collaboration with artist Kris Martin, Exhibition, White Cube, London (UK)

Faggionato Gallery, Gallery, Study, London (UK)

Spaas Foundation for contemporary art, Gallery, Study, Antwerp (BE)

2009 

Holiday House, Residential, Completed, Ghent (BE)

2008 

Refuge, Residential, Completed, Flanders (BE)

2007 

Yohji Yamamoto flagship store, Commercial, Completed, Antwerp (BE)

Aiki collection, Furniture Collection (BE) (LK)

Burnt House, Sies+Höke Gallery, Düsseldorf on Art Forum ‘About Beauty’, International Expo for Contemporary Art, Exhibition Design, Completed, Berlin (DE)

Artfarm, For artist Wim Delvoye, Art farm and studio, Study, Bejing(CN)

2006 

Johann König Gallery, Gallery, Completed, Berlin (DE)

House A, Residential, Completed, Brussels (BE)

Bookstore S.M.A.K (Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent), Temporary Bookstore, Completed, Ghent (BE)

2005 

Contour, 2de Biennale of Moving Images, Exhibition Design, Completed, Mechelen (BE)

Barn, Residential, Completed, Wortegem-Petegem (BE)

2004 

Jan Hoetsquare & Robert Hoozeepark, A shared Museumsquare for M.S.K. (Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent) and S.M.A.K. (Museum of Contemporary Arts in Ghent), Invited Competition, First Prize, Ghent (BE)

House L, Residential, Completed, Kortrijk (BE)

2003 

Museum D’Hondt-Daenens, Collaboration with Atelier Van Lieshout, Invited Competition, First Prize, Deurle (BE)

2001 

Compagnie, Office building and auditorium, Completed, Ghent (BE)

1999 

Zich Ophouden Bij, Exhibition Design, Completed, Bruges (BE)

House DS, Residential, Completed, Ghent (BE)

2017

AR Awards, The Architectural Review, First Prize, London (GB)

2016

Architecture of Necessity, Virserum Triennale, Honourable Mention (SE)

2015

Fassa Bortolo International Prize for Sustainable Architecture, University of Ferrara, 11th edition, Honourable mention (IT)

2013

Non residential Building of the Year, Belgian Building Awards 2013, First Prize (BE)

2009

Europe 40 under 40, the European Centre and the Chicago Athenaeum, Laureate (EU)

2007

Agents for Human Interaction, Royal Academy of Arts and WAN, Honourable Mention (GB)

2005

Residential Building of the Year, Belgian Award for Architecture and Energy, First Prize (BE)

2002

Architecture Award Province of East-Flanders, First Prize, Ghent (BE)

Award by the Architecture Council of East-Flanders, First Prize, Ghent (BE)

2017

Astbury, J., LIFESPAN, The Architectural Review, nr. 1438, February 2017, pg. 77-81 London (GB)

2015

Royal Belgian Sailing Club Alberta, DETAIL, Prefabrication, 4/2015, pg. 327-331, Munich (DE)

Wim Goes: le Royal Belgian Sailing Club à Zeebrugge, D’Architectures, 233, maart 2015, pg. 80-85, Clichy (FR)

2014

Wim Goes Architectuur, Royal Belgian Sailing Club Alberta, A+U, Feature: New Landscapes of Wooden Architecture, nr. 524, mei 2014, pg. 26-37, Tokyo (JP)

2013

Goes, Wim; Intrinsic Beauty, Recto Verso, nr. 59, December-January, pg. 88-89, Borgerhout (BE)

Strange, Hugh, Royal Belgian Sailing Club, Building Design, nr. 2069, 12 July 2013, pg. 12-13, London (GB)

Pieters, D., Wim Goes goes boating, Mark Magazine, nr. 44, pg. 32-33, Amsterdam (NL)

2010

Wim Goes Architectuur, Refuge, A+U, Feature: Architecture in Belgium and the Netherlands, n.475, April 2010, pg. 36-41, Tokyo (JP)

2009

Keunig, D., Wim Goes learns a lesson in how forces work, Mark Magazine, No 22, pp. 62 – 63, Amsterdam (NL)

2008

Verstilde wereld in stadshectiek, Winkel Yohji Yamamoto in Antwerpen, de Architect interieur, nr. 27, september 2008, pg. 36-37, The Hague (NL)

Romeo, F., light STORE, Casa de Abitare, maart 2008, nr. 115, pg. 41-44, 195, Milano (IT)

2007

SHOP 05 Yohji Yamamoto MoMu Antwerp, PPAPER magazine, Taipei (TW)

Project Barn, Wim Goes Architectuur, C3, juni 2007, nr. 274, pg. 56-63, Seoul (KR)

2006

Wim Goes Architectuur, Barn, A+U, n. 426, maart 2006, pp. 106-111, Tokyo (JP)

2004

Belgium no more a bore, DAMn Design, Architecture & Art Magazine, nr. 0, maart-april 2005, p. 43, London (GB)

2003

Re-conversion to Market Research Office ‘Compagnie’, A+U, nr. 393, juni 2003, pg. 52-59, Tokyo (JP)

2001

Housely Laura, Georgina Bean eds, Heaven Gent, Wallpaper, december 2001, pg. 120 (GB)

books

2017

Raats, M., Frankfurt Dialogen, Aanleidingen voor een gesprek over architectuur. Het Nieuwe Instituut (NL)

2016

De Caigny, S., Cachola Schmal, P., Grafe, C., Heintz, J., MAATWERK MASSARBEIT, Architektur aus Flandern und den Niederlanden. VAi, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Antwerp (BE)

Grafe, C., De Vylder, J., BRAVOURE SCARCITY BEAUTY (pp. 21-23, 90-93). VAi, Antwerp (BE)

2014

Borges, S., Ehmann, S., Klanten, R., Refuge, Hide and Seek: The Architecture of Cabins and Hideouts (pp. 12-15). Gestalten, Berlin (DE)

Kitano, T., Nouvel, J., Wenders, W., Rampling, C., Yamamoto & Yohji (pp. 416-419). Rizzoli, New York (US)

2011

Wim Goes Architectuur, Executive Search. essay by Prof. Dr. T.L.P Avermaete, TOM publishers, Ghent (BE)

Knopes, L., Belgium New Architecture 5 (pp. 96-99). Prisme Editions, Brussels (BE)

2010

Kris Martin & Wim Goes Architectuur, Idiot Chapel. Tom Publishers, Ghent (BE)

2005

Vandermarliere, K., Jaarboek van architectuur 2004-2005 (pp. 84-87). Die Keure, Bruges (BE)

2003

Knopes, L., Belgium New Architecture (pp. 42-45). Hayez Imprimeurs sa/nv, Brussels (BE)

2001

Delbeke, M., Jaarboek van architectuur 2000-2001 (pp. 34-35). Sint-Joris, Merendree (BE)

1999

de Duffeleer, P., Zich ophouden bij… essay by Jan Hoet, Ministerie van De Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Brussels (BE)

2017

On Reverse Perspective, Victoria University, Wellington (NZ)

Reduce/Reuse/Recycle/International, Galleria dell’Accademia di architettura, Mendrisio (CH)

Prelude: een wevende generatie, M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Antwerp (BE)

2016

MAATWERK MASSARBEIT. MAATWERK MASSARBEIT. Architektur aus Flandern und den Niederlanden, VAi, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt (DE)

BRAVOURE, Belgian Pavilion, Venice Biennale of Architecture 2016, Venice (IT)

Ensembles. Architectuur en ambacht, Vlaams Architectuurinstituut, deSingel Internationale Kunstcampus, Antwerp (BE)

Architecture of Necessity, International Triennal of Virserum, Virserum (SE)

Price of Architecture of the Province of West-Flanders 2015, Bruges (BE)

2015

Maarten Van Severen & Co. van ontwerpers, kunstenaars & makers, Design Museum Ghent, Ghent (BE)

Unfeasible: limit, check, opening, Walter Knoll, London (GB)

ARCHITECT . EXHIBITION IS NO EXHIBITION . ROOM, ETH Zürich, Zürich (CH)

2011-2012

Wild Wild Belgium, AIT Architektur Salon, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne & Stuttgart (DE)

2010

Idiot Chapel, White Cube, London (GB)

Archetypes* from Greek huts and sheepfolds to contemporary art and architecture, Byzantine and Christian Museum (BCM), Athens (GR)

2008

Contemporary Space, Athens (GR)

Symposium of Florence: ‘The City and the World’, Florence (IT)

Jan Hoet Square and Robert Hozee Park, Citadelle ma belle, S.M.A.K., the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent (BE)

2008

Jan Hoet Square and Robert Hozee Park, Hoet-Bekaert Gallery, Ouverture 2008, Muncipal reappreciation projects, Ghent (BE)

2007-2008

Jan Hoet Square and Robert Hozee Park, Belgian National Day of Cultural Heritage, Citadelpark Gent, British Vision, re-opening of the Museum of Fine Arts Ghent, Ghent (BE)

2007

Jan Hoet Square, Agents for Human Interaction, Royal Academy of Arts, London (GB)

Wim Goes Architectuur, curator: Marc Dubois, Witte Zaal, Ghent (BE)

2003

Retrospectiva Juliaan Lampens e 10 jovens arquitetos Belgas, 1a Mostra International Rio Arquitetura – internationale Architectuurtentoonstelling, Rio de Janeiro (BR)

2002

Price of Architecture of the Province of East-Flanders 2002, Provinciehuis, Ghent (BE)

2018

the moment before the moment, for Archipel, Ghent (BE)

2017

Diversity + Community, Conference by Glenn Murcutt, Melbourne (AU)

Reverse Perspective and methodology, Architecture School of the Victoria University, Wellington (NZ)

Reverse Perspective and its Application, City Gallery, Wellington (NZ)

Reverse Perspective in Practice, Warren Trust, Christchurch (NZ)

Reverse Perspective, School for Architecture en City Planning, University of Auckland, Auckland (NZ)

The Future of Architecture + an introduction of Reverse Perspective, University of Hasselt, Hasselt (BE)

An Introduction to Wim Goes Architectuur/Reverse Perspective, Technical University Graz (AT)

Three Projects, Introduction to Reverse Perspective, RWTH Aachen (DE)

Reverse Perspective and its Application, EPFL Lausanne (CH)

Introduction to Reverse Perspective,  NTNU Trondheim (NO)

Reverse Perspective in the Yohji Yamamoto flagshipstore Antwerp, KU Leuven, Ghent (BE)

Ecoweek 2017, Keynote speaker, Tilburg (NL)

2016

Other Contexts, Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst, Antwerp (BE)

Refuge II, University Hasselt, Hasselt (BE)

Wim Goes Architectuur: Recent Work, The Loft Forum, Pune (IND)

The Roles of the Architect. TU Delft & Berlage Centrum, Delft (NL)

Smalltalk 33 The building process, Atelier Bouwmeester, Brussels (BE)

MAATWERK MASSARBEIT. Custom Made Architecture from Flanders and the Netherlands, Frankfurt (DE)

2014

Architecture and Power, The Public School for Architecture Brussels, Brussels (BE)

Three Projects, Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Mendrisio (CH)

Question the Question, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town (ZA)

Faking Fiction – Unbuilt Realities, University of Antwerp, Antwerp (BE)

The Royal Belgian Sailing Club Alberta, University of Ghent, Zeebrugge (BE)

2013

The Royal Belgian Sailing Club Alberta, Rotary Club, Zeebrugge (BE)

2012

Office building Compagnie, Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst, Rotterdam (NL)

2011

The Moment Before the Moment, Actual thinking and living, Koksijde (BE)

Wim Goes Architectuur, Pecha Kucha lecture night, Ghent (BE)

Heritage Day. Jan Hoetsquare and Robert Hozee Park, Ghent, Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent (BE)

Jan Hoetsquare and Robert Hozee Park and Office building Compagnie at the La Cambre-institute, Brussels (BE)

2010

Symposium about the necessity of architecture, Sint-Lucas Ghent (BE)

Crisis in Architecture, Symposium of young Belgian and Spanish architects, Casa de Asturias, Brussels (BE)

2009

Symposium ‘The City and the World’, Florence (IT)

2008

Wim Goes Architectuur, Institute for Architecture Sciences, Henry van de Velde Institute, Antwerp (BE)

From Line to Stone, Symposium about groundbreaking encounters, KU Leuven (BE)

2005

Office building Compagnie for the University of Karlsruhe, Ghent (BE)

2004

Wim Goes Architectuur, Office Presentation, Shanghai University, Shanghai (CN)

Wim Goes Architectuur, Office Presentation, National Chongqing University, Chongqing (CN)

2001

Office building Compagnie for the Association of German Architects, Ghent (BE)