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Dr Isabelle Doucet - personal details

Contact details

Role: Senior Lecturer in Architect. & Urbanism

Tel: 0161 306-6682

Location: Humanities Bridgeford Street-1.8
School of Environment, Education and Development
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Isabelle Doucet joined The University of Manchester in 2009. She has completed a PhD with Professor Arie Graafland at the Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands), Architecture Theory Department, and received her Masters in architecture in 2000.

In the past, she has been connected, as a lecturer, researcher or design studio teacher, to the Dessau Institute of Architecture, Institut Supérieur d'Architecture de la Communauté Française La Cambre (Brussels, 2009), the Cosmopolis Research Group at the Free University Brussels, Geography Department (2008), the TU Delft (2005-2010), Sint-Lucas School of Architecture (Brussels, 2004-2008), and the Università degli Studi di Sassari, Facolta di Architettura di Alghero (Italy, 2005-2006).

Student visiting hours are on Tuesdays between 12h30 and 13h30 and on Wednesdays between 14h00 and 15h00.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Admissions Officer BA-Architecture


Apart from Dutch, her mother tongue, Isabelle is fluent in French, English and Italian, and has a good basic knowledge of German.

Professional Activities

Visiting Appointments, Guest Critic, External Examiner:

Dessau Institute of Architecture, Dessau, Germany; Zurich University of the Arts, Switserland (ZHdK); Architectural Association Berlin Laboratory; Delft Technical University, Faculty of Architecture; Università degli studi di Sassari, facoltà di Architettura di Alghero, Italy; Municipality of Deerlijk, Belgium; TU Berlin; Sint-Lucas School of Architecture Brussels; Institut Supérieur d’Architecture de la Communauté Française La Cambre; Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille; Université Catholique de Louvain (Faculté Ouverte de Politique Economique et Sociale); Cardiff School of Architecture; and the University of Antwerp.

Editorial Board, Scientific Committees, Reviewer:

Editorial board member Footprint Journal, a peer-reviewed architecture theory journal;  Urban and Landscape Perspectives book series, Springer Verlag and Poliphile, La Revue de Recherche en Architecture du Centre des Laboratoires Associés pour la Recherche en Architecture (CLARA).

Scientific Committee Member: Human Cities Symposium, 15-16 March 2012, Brussels.

Reviewer for Science Studies; Theory, Culture & Society; Space and Culture; Belgian Science Foundation [Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek]; Architecture Theory Review; Croatian Science Foundation; International Planning Studies, Policy & Politics, Territorio; Poliphile