Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst, Departement Architectuur
Reflections issue:9 pages:149-158
Some time ago a colleague sent us, the Sint-Lucas research community, an email with an important question. Somehow I completely misinterpreted this question and formulated a kind of a reflection on the idea of research requirements within our department. The idea of writing a reflection seemed more appropriate since I have the impression that in order to create a creative and inspiring research environment we should think about what kind of identity Sint Lucas as a research institute really wants to express. In my opinion, it can be more than certain individuals working silently on a project. There are questions of involving the school as a community (teachers and students alike), there are questions concerning the motivations of the school in directing people to conduct research and, mutatis mutandis, the inner motivation of the researchers themselves; there are questions as to the identity we want to communicate and there are even more questions...