Tag Archives: Phenomenology

Interior Futures

New book chapter in Interior Futures Mace, Valerie (2019) Transient Domesticity in the Urban Interior. In: Interior Futures. Crucible Press, Yountville, CA, pp. 144-163. ISBN 978-0-9967526-4-0 The launch of Interior Futures took place on 14 March 2019 with an exhibition of selected work … Continue reading

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The Transfigured Phenomena of Domesticity in the Urban Interior

A paper I wrote as an account of a phenomenological experience. It is published in the 2015 Urban + Interior edition of the IDEA journal. Available for download from the IDEA website. The paper also includes location photographs I took to illustrate … Continue reading

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A phenomenological approach to primary research in Spatial Design

This case study advocates a phenomenological approach to site-specific documentation and evaluation, placing human psychological needs and lived experiences at the centre of Spatial Design education. The project, with 2nd year students from the BA (Hons) Spatial Design course at … Continue reading

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Performing the environment: the perceptual voice of the interior

Beyond situations that have been experienced, discover situations that have been dreamed” Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space (1958: 29)   INTRODUCTION This project investigates the creation of an immersive experience in the abandoned interior of  Poplar Baths, in Poplar, … Continue reading

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