Alexander D’ Hooghe, PhD, MAUD, M.Civil Eng-Arch, is a senior founding partner. He is also tenured professor in architecture and urbanism at MIT (Cambridge, MA). He directed the MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism at MIT, and has published internationally, notably with ‘the Liberal Monument’ (Princeton, Fall 2010) and with recent papers in relevant journals in Germany, Israel, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, the USA, etc. D’Hooghe obtained his Ph.D. at the Berlage Institute in 2007 with T.U. Delft, after achieving a Masters in Urban Design at the Harvard GSD in 2001, and a master in Architecture and Civil Engineering from the University of Leuven in 1996. He is a licensed architect in Belgium.