Ignaas Back (engineer architect), graduated as a master in architecture at the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University. His current architectural office BACK specializes in coherent project management from design to execution, with regard to low energy and sustainable development. A search for identity and continuity with limited resources; scarcity of raw material as a starting point for design.
Since 2010 he teaches at the Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven. He is currently teaching in building techniques and structures, and leading different design studio’s on sustainable building, adaptive re-use and craftsmanship. Since 2015 he is involved in an international exchange with the University of Cape Town, South Africa.