• A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, A, 4

    2450 København SV


1996 …2022

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Mette Mechlenborg has more than 15 years of experience in housing and build environment. As a researcher Mette Mechlenborg has a profound knowledge on homemaking, hominess and housing in a cross interdisciplinary research field at London University (visiting phd-student 2008), School of Design (visiting phd-student 2009-2012) and Southern University of Denmark, and Copenhagen University. She has a deep interest in theories on space, place, placeattachment and placemaking, especially Lefebvre. Her Ph.D. A Walk Around the Weber Grill is about the Danish suburban house in culture and collective memory, and was later published in internationally. Additionally to her research career, Mette Mechlenborg has a great practical experience, first of all from her position as chief of research at BARK consultancy (2012-2016). Mette Mechlenborg has more than 70 publications, including three books and numous peer reviewed articles. She has been enrolled in several networks, for example Centre for Housing and Welfare /Center for Housing Research 2006-2012, and is a well experienced lecturer. From 2020 member of faculty's Academic Council.

Education/Academic qualification

Culture studies, Ph.D, Syddansk Univeristet

15 Sep 200610 Feb 2012

Award Date: 10 Feb 2012

Modern Culture, Master, University of Copenhagen


Literature, Bachelor, University of Southern Denmark


External positions

Chief reseaarcher, BARK (fhv. Dansk Bygningsarv)

1 Mar 201231 Mar 2016

Project coordinator, Center for Kulturanalyse, Etnologi/Copenhagen University

1 Feb 20061 Sep 2006

External professor, Kulturstudier, Syddansk Universitet

1 Sep 200430 Jun 2006

Coordinator, later on coach, Artlab Kursussted for professionelle kunstnere

1 Sep 200415 Feb 2012

Communication and strstegic advisor, Mette Mechlenborg

10 Aug 200428 Feb 2012

Head of projects, Have PR & kommunikation

1 May 200231 Aug 2004


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