Jana Van der Hoeven

Born in Aalsp, Belgium, 1991

Jana has been working and living in Italy since August 2015.
In 2009, she received her diploma in Modern Languages and Sciences with Honours; winner of the aesthetics award, OLVC Campus Bevegem (city: Zottegem).
In 2013, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in architecture with Honours at the Catholic University of Leuven, Gent Campus.
Jana completed her Masters in Urbanism & Spatial Planning with Honours and received nomination for the ‘VRP Afstudeerprijs’ (graduation award) at the Catholic University of Leuven, Gent Campus, in 2015.
In February 2015, she undertook a study-abroad semester under the Erasmus program at the University of Genoa, where she followed a theoretical course: Urbanistica2 workshops for the Redevelopment of cultural landscapes and landscape planning.
Jana began working at 5+1AA in Genoa in 2015. She was tasked with Analysis of design competition documents and requirements, urban/site analysis of the bidding area, conceptual and/or detailed design (plans/sections/schemes/3d modeling, etc.), as well as development of design books (text and graphics).
She has also participated in several workshops over her professional and academic career:  ‘Euralille’, Lille/Gent (France/Belgium), 1 week (2014);
‘Ruien as a new engine for the environment’, Kluisbergen (Belgium), 1 week (2015);
Extracurricular course in Visual Arts at the Urban Academy of Visual Arts, Zottegem (Belgium), (2006);
Course of Revit (basics) (May 2017)

Jana has been part of the Gianluca Peluffo & Partners team as Architect from July 2017 until December 2018.