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Bram Dewolfs

Founder & President

Placemaker, activist, creative consultant educator. Currently researching and developping co-creative methods on the cross-section of Youth, Placemaking & Urban Pedagy. Skilled in tactile urbanism and participative processes. 


Tom Lootens

Founder & Vice-President

Architect, placemaker & President of BRAL. Project manager of large urban & architectural projects. Passioned about healthy cities and creative & non-formal methods to have an impact on policy and cities.


Placemaker specialised in cultural heritage, sustainability and permaculture. Expert in both theoretical and hands-on processes. Art historian and highly active citizen.

Raf Knops

Founder & Heritage 


Ilenia Tsagatou


Architect, Urbanist, graphic designer and visual artist. Expert in urban sensory approaches and artistic placemaking. 

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Dr. Linus VanHellemont
Bogota & Brussels

Urban geographer and cultural sociologist. He currently is coordinating a 4-year research project on the topic of mayor urban development conflicts and the role of social imaginaries in Bogota (Colombia), Lima (Peru) and La Paz (Bolivia)., 


Sadra Wejdani
Teheran & Berlin

Social Designer, Artist, Placemaker and Bike Activist. Passionate about sustainable innovation, social cohesion and promoting bicycle safety & culture.


Milagros Hurtig
Buenos Aires & Berlin

Architect graduated at University of Buenos Aires, now completing her 4Cities Master in Urban Studies. She is a co-founder of Urban Femina. Expert in placemaking, public art and gender studies.

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Cecilia Pacheco Lemes
Lille & Brussels

Architect & Urbanist with an emphasis on alternative urban planning. With an approach in urban pedagogy and urban resistance through citizen participation. Passionate about placemaking and popular education under the Freirian Brazilian perspective.

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