Bovenbouw is a Belgian architects office, founded in 2011 by Dirk Somers in Antwerp.
Dirk Somers (°1976) studied architecture in Antwerp and Milano and obtained a degree in Urbanism and Spatial Planning in Leuven. In 1999 he became a Young Flemish Designer in the context of the first Master Test by the Flemish Government Architect. Dirk Somers has been teaching Architectural Design at TU Delft since 2003 and has been professor of architectural design at Ghent University since 2011. From 2003 to 2011 he led the architects office Huiswerk with Erik Wieërs.