After his architecture studies in Belgium and Denmark, Tom Avermaete (°Antwerp, 1971) has obtained an Msc degree and a PhD in the history and theory of architecture at the University of Leuven, Belgium. Avermaete was lecturer in the history of architecture at Copenhagen University (1997), leader of the Centre for Flemish Architectural Archives at the Flemish Architecture Institute (2003), as well as associate professor (2006) and full professor of architecture (2012) at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
Tom Avermaete has held several visiting professorships, amongst others at the Politecnico di Milano, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Tokyo Institute of Technology and The University of Copenhagen. He is on the editorial board of OASE Architectural Journal and previously of the Journal of Architectural Education (JAE, until 2015) and of the Yearbook. Architecture in the Netherlands. (2012-2016).
Avermaete is a member of the advisory board of Architectural Theory Review and Docomomo Journal, and a co-editor of the series Bloomsbury Studies in Modern Architecture (with Janina Gosseye, Bloomsbury Academic). He is a member of the scientific board of the Jaap Bakema Centre (HNI, Rotterdam), the programme committee of the Berlage Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design, and of the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC).