Geoffrey Grulois is Professor of Urbanism and coordinator of LoUIsE – Laboratory on Landscape, Urbanism, Infrastructure and Ecologies at the Faculty of Architecture of Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
He graduated as a Master from the University of Tokyo and as a PhD in urbanism from the Université libre de Bruxelles. His PhD thesis on L’archéologie du savoir territorial explores the relation between the emerging discipline of urbanism, the economic history and the human geography in the first half of the XXth century. He received the Pro Civitate price for the thesis in urban history from the Royal Academy of Belgium. His current teaching and research explore transition urbanism at the intersection of metabolism, ecology and sustainable mobility. He is currently a co-coordinator of Metrolab.Brussels transdisciplinary laboratory for critical urban research (ERDF) and the academic coordinator of the Avanced Master in transition urbanism of ULB. He co-edited UpCycle Barcelona: Cogenerative Design Strategies for a Sustainable Urban Metabolism (2015) and Designing Territorial Metabolism: Barcelona, Brussels and Venice (Jovis, 2018). He is currently finalizing the Metrolab Masterclass publication Designing Brussels Ecosystems.