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Marieke Berkers (1977) is an Architectural Historian (MA) based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She’s an academic researcher, writer, lecturer and curator of exhibitions.

Berkers is a member of the Editorial Board of Blauwe Kamer, a magazine of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design and of Yearbook Landscape Architecture and Urban Design.

From 2011-2015 Berkers has been a member of the core team of Stad-Forum, that advises the municipality of Amsterdam on spatial matters. From 2014-2015 she has been director of the Dutch architectural e-magazine ArchiNed. As a researcher she cooperated in teams of VU University Amsterdam: researching the infrastructural developments of airport region Schiphol, Amsterdam. As a result the
book Megastructure Schiphol was published. In commission of the University of Amsterdam and embedded at Mediamatic she conducted a research project about urban development by means of organic growth.

As a lecturer Berkers teaches at the Academy of Architecture Amsterdam and Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam.

Berkers took part in several juries, a.o. Geert Bekaert Prize for Architectural Criticism.

Currently she’s working on a collection of essays on infrastructure and oil.

Marieke studied Art History (MA) at Radboud University Nijmegen. She further attended education at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam, SOAS University of London, Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East and at Amsterdam School for Creative Writing ‘t Colofon.






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