Klaske Havik is an architect and writer, employed as associate professor of Methods & Analysis at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment in Delft. Her research focuses on the experience, use and imagination of architecture and the city. In her dissertation Urban Literacy (2012), she proposed a literary approach to architecture and urbanism. She writes regularly for journals in the Netherlands and Nordic countries and is an editor of OASE, Journal for Architecture. With Tom Avermaete and Hans Teerds, she co-edited the anthology Architectural Positions: Architecture, Modernity and the Public Sphere (SUN, 2009). As practicing architect she was involved in the regeneration of the former ship wharf NDSM in Amsterdam into a cultural breeding place. Poems and stories of Klaske Havik appeared in a number of literary books and magazines such as Vanuit de Lucht (From the Sky) (2011) and DWB (2012).