Geert Douterlungne


As a recognised practitioner in the highly specialised area of technical design and process integration, Geert leads the Mission-Critical Design Group within our practice. He helps clients to develop high-tech (bio)pharma, research, food & beverage, and data centre projects that sustain business growth. His vast experience, coupled with his meticulous approach, provides the basis for much of his work both nationally and internationally. He leads the RKD EMEA Group with offices in Belgium, Sweden and Italy.

Core Expertise

  • Mission-Critical Process
  • Pharma / Cleanroom Design
  • Laboratory Design
  • Food & Beverage Design
  • Masterplanning
  • Site Selection & Due Diligence



  • B Arch, Provincial Higher Institute of Architecture, Hassett, Belgium, 1982
  • Dip Comp Sc, Diploma in Information Systems, UNISA, South Africa, 1986
  • MRIAI, Member of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, 1990
  • MBIA, Member of the Belgian Institute of Architects, 1982
  • CITA, Member of Construction IT Alliance, 2003
  • ISPE, Member of International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers, 2000
  • Lab 21, Member for Lab 21 programme group USA, 2009
  • Member of RIAI Taskforce on Health and Safety