Jolein Bergers


Jolein Bergers (°1988) is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven. In her research, she investigates the embedding of socio-ecological practices (such as urban agriculture, collective gardening, nature activism, …) in the development of the Brussels Ecological Network. Jolein obtained her bachelor and master diploma in civil engineering-architecture at KU Leuven (2011) and the University of Ghent (2013). Before joining KU Leuven in 2018, she worked at Architecture Workroom Brussels (2013-2014), 51N4E (2015-2017) and the University of Antwerp (2017). In 2014, she was a visiting research student at the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, UC Berkeley. Since 2017, she has been an editor of Rooilijn, a Dutch magazine for science and policymaking in the field of spatial planning. 

Research:

  • More-Than-Human Urbanisms
  • Socio-Ecological Practices
  • Socio-Ecological Urban Design