bruno notteboom


Dr. Bruno Notteboom worked in several urban planners’ offices in Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as at the universities of Ghent, Leuven and Tel Aviv. He obtained his doctoral degree in urban and regional planning at Ghent University in 2009 with the dissertation ‘Ouvrons les yeux’. Stedenbouw en beeldvorming van het landschap in België 1890-1940  [‘Ouvrons les yeux’. Urban planning and landscape iconography in Belgium 1890-1940]. Within the framework of his PhD research, he was co-founder of the research project Recollecting Landscapes (

Today, Bruno Notteboom is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Architecture & Urban Planning at Ghent University. His current research focuses on the iconography of landscape and city in the 19th and 20th centuries. He is co-director of the research project The Photographer and The City. The practice of Edmond Sacré (2008-2012). Within the framework of the research group LaboS, he was advisor for several research projects in the field of urban planning and landscape. Bruno Notteboom published in numerous Belgian and international journals and books, such as Architectural Research Quarterly, Journal of Architecture, Les Carnets du Paysage and Strates. He is a member of the editorial board of the Dutch journal Oase/Architectural Journal since 2010.