Louis Volont is a sociologist. He is a Fulbright visiting scholar at MIT’s School of Architecture & Planning (Program in Art, Culture & Technology) and a postdoc at the HafenCity University Hamburg. He studied sociology in Leuven and Milan, and defended his PhD in 2021 at the University of Antwerp (Shapeshifting: The Cultural Production of Common Space, Antwerp University Press). Louis investigates processes of urban future-making, urban commoning, socio-technical imaginaries and the work of Henri Lefebvre. His work has been featured in journals such as Antipode, City & Community and Social Inclusion.