Johan De Walsche has a strong research interest in architectural research methodology, design research and architectural design education. Next to this, he is promoting student projects about building culture in territories in transition, more particularly in non-Western societies. Before coordinating the Education Academy, he was project leader of the EAAE Charter on Architectural Research. Johan De Walsche is member of the ARENA research network, were he is coordinating the research seminars DR_SoM [Design Research, Series on Methods]. He is involved in an expert group on the evaluation of non-written research outcome in Flanders. Johan De Walsche is full-time academic staff member.