Lecture: “Between the Lines. Poetic Imagination in Architecture”
Klaske Havik is an architect, scholar and writer.
She is professor of Architecture at TU Delft, holding the chair of Methods of Analysis and Imagination. Advocating a literary approach to architecture to address societal issues, Havik published, among many other edited books and articles, Urban Literacy. Reading and Writing Architecture (2014). She was editor of architecture journals de Architect and OASE, and initiated the Writingplace Journal for Architecture and Literature. Havik’s literary work appeared in poetry collections and literary magazines. She is Chair of the EU COST Action Writing Urban Places. New Narratives for the European City – an international and interdisciplinary network that seeks for more socially inclusive and locally specific urban places through the investigation of local narratives.
In Tallinn, Klaske has written for Maja and Ehituskunst, and was part of the thesis board at Estonian Academy of Arts.