Francelle Cane is an architect and a PhD candidate at the University of Luxembourg, carrying out her research as part of Prof. Markus Miessen’s chair of Urban Regeneration. Her practice focuses on transversal and multidisciplinary research activities tied to the question of the ruin: she advocates for a critical spatial design approach, concentrating on issues such as late capitalism, spatial policies or the man-altered landscape.

She studied at the National School of Architecture of Versailles and the TU Berlin. She publishes reviews in performative art and architecture journals such as Journal and A+ Architecture in Belgium, as well as for various monographs of Belgian architectural practices. She is the author of Machine opérationnelle (FWB, 2021), The World as a Pavilion. Vjenceslav Richter (Koenig Books, 2020, with Meštrić and Strauven) and Enter the Modern Landscape (Bozar, 2019, with Fisher and Strauven).

She is regularly invited to sit on juries at architectural faculties such as La Cambre-Horta (ULB). Her work has received multiple institutional awards, including the Maison de l'Architecture en Ile-de-France (2017 and 2018) and the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique – FNRS (2020).

Research interests
Territorial Negotiation
Spatial Policies
Critical Spatial design
Public Assemblies
Man-Altered Landscape
Late Capitalism