Manten Devriendt

Guest Lecturer

Architect and urbanist, founding partner of architecture and design office Sampling, based in Riga. Has studied architecture and urban planning at Ghent University and KU Leuven (Belgium). His professional experience includes collaborations with such internationally renowned offices as the Rotterdam-based Neutelings-Riedijk architects, the design Studio Makkink-Bey, and the Brussels-based 51N4E architects. Manten has taught at the departments of Environmental art and Interior design of the Art Academy of Latvia, Politecnico di Milano Scuola del Design (Italy), Riga Technical University Faculty of Architecture (Latvia), RISEBA University Faculty of Architecture and Design (Latvia), and Ghent University (Belgium). Currently works as s researcher on the Erasmus+ project Updating the Grand Tour.