Vlaams Architectuurinstituut (VAi)
Dr. Sofie De Caigny is director of the Flanders Architecture Institute since January 2018 and Lecturer at the University of Antwerp in Architecture Critique at the Faculty of Design Sciences. She holds a Ph.D. (2007, University of Leuven) in architectural history and a Master degree in Cultural Management (2001, Universitat de Barcelona). She coordinated of the heritage department of the Flanders Architecture Institute since 2006. In this position, she manages projects on the conservation, digitization, dissemination and publication of digital architectural records. She was in charge of the integration of the architectural archival collection of the Province of Antwerp into the Flanders Architecture Institute. Sofie De Caigny has actively collaborated on enriching the intellectual scope and depth of the Flanders Architecture Institute. The results of this can be seen in two editions of the Flanders Architectural Review (2016 and 2018) and the exhibition Maatwerk that De Caigny curated for the German Architecture Museum, Frankfurt. Since 2014, she is Secretary General of ICAM – International Confederation of Architectural Museums. Sofie De Caigny is commissioner of the entry for the Belgian Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennial in 2021.