The Chief Government Architects of Flanders and the Netherlands
(Hans Ibelings) The Low Countries - 2007, № 15, pp. 155-161
Mels Crouwel currently holds the post of Chief Government Architect in the Netherlands. His counterpart in Flanders, the Chief Architect to the Flemish Regional Government, is Marcel Smets. The post of government advisor on architecture is unique to these Dutch-speaking regions, and has not been adopted anywhere else in the world. Officially, the posts have existed in the Netherlands and Belgium for two hundred years – in total, that is.
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