Philippe Samyn

Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS sprl,
architects & engineers
1537, Chaussée de Waterloo,
B-1180 Brussels, Belgium.
Tel. 32-2-374 90 60
Fax 32-2-374 75 50
Registered Architect, boards of:
  • Belgium (Brussels and Walloon Brabant),
  • France (Ile-de-France).

Lead managing partner (gérant).
Lead design partner.


In charge of the global architectural, structural and MEP designs of SAMYN and PARTNERS.
General management.
Coordinator Research and Development.

Career Profile:

As founding Partner, has been responsible for the global development of the firm after 2 years of training with the consulting engineers, Verdeyen & Moenaert, and after 6 years of training with the Architectural firm of A. De Doncker.

His extensive and continuous world wide travels for various commissions form his philosophical attitude for the firm based on questioning.

Academic functions:

The Belgian Royal Academy of Science, Literature and Arts: correspondent member from 1992 until 2004, member from 2004 until 2015, associate since 2015.

SECO sa (Belgian Technical Control office for Construction): administrator between 1992 and 2017.

SECO Belgium scrl: member of the financial and advisory committees since 1 June 2017.


Civil Engineer – ULB – Brussels Free University, 1971.
M.S.C.E. – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.
Urban Planner – ULB, Brussels Free University, 1973.
Architect, ENSAV La Cambre, 1985.
Postgraduate in Management, ULB Brussels University, 1985.
Doctor in applied sciences – Université de Liege, 1999.