The Hidden Spaces of Everyday Life





This abstract proposes to explore the — continued — relevance of everyday life to architecture in general and architectural education in particular. We want to discuss overlooked, plain, ordinary and pragmatically organised spaces, structures and events. We want to focus on how these spaces and events outside, in the margins of, or even in opposition to, architectural awareness and intentions provide a continuous source of architectural discovery and learning.

How to Cite

Pedersen, C. P., & Akin, N. E. (2019). The Hidden Spaces of Everyday Life. EAAE Annual Conference Proceedings, 132–137.



Author Biographies

Claus Peder Pedersen, Aarhus School of Architecture

Claus Peder Pedersen is Ass. Prof. and head of the joint PhD School of the Aarhus School of Architecture (AAA) and Design School Kolding. He has been head of research at AAA. His research focuses on architectural design methodologies and creative processes with interest in representation and digital design tools. He is active in promoting practice- and design-driven research as part of the of CA²RE network and the ADAPT-r ITN. He is educated as an architect and holds a PhD in architecture from AAA.

Naime Esra Akin, Beykent University

Naime Esra Akin is Ass. Prof. of Architecture at Beykent University. She has a PhD from Gazi University and M.Arch from Middle East Technical University. She has done research and design projects, prizes from architectural design contests, articles published in international magazines. She organised scientific exhibitions and workshops internationally. Akin’s research focuses on issues of Architectural Design, Architectural Mapping, Architectural Education, Spatial Reading and Mapping.


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