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Mette Mechlenborg has more than ten 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 from several positions at Southern University of Denmark, School of Design 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 45 publications on housing, home and everyday life, 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.

Education/Academic qualification

Culture studies, Ph.D, Syddansk Univeristet

15 Sep 200610 Feb 2012

Modern Culture, Master

19982002

Literature, Bachelor, University of Southern Denmark

19941998

External positions

Chief reseaarcher, BARK (fhv. Dansk Bygningsarv)

1 Mar 201231 Mar 2016

Advisory, Hausenberg

1 Jan 20121 Mar 2012

Project coordinator, Center for Kulturanalyse, Etnologi/Copenhagen University

1 Feb 20061 Sep 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

Keywords

  • Welfare State

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Projects 2016 2028

Research Output 1996 2019

Aging population in Danish single-family houses: Energy efficiency and other challenges illustrated by the “Single-family housing atlas” and home research

Mechlenborg, M. & Jensen, J. O., 22 Jan 2019, (Submitted).

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearch

Architectural Transformation of Disadvantaged Housing Areas: Editors' note

Mechlenborg, M., Bech-Danielsen, C. & Stender, M., 20 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nordic Journal of Architectural Research .

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

Reintegrating ghettos into society: Lessons learned from the Danish ghetto strategy

Mechlenborg, M., 20 Mar 2019, In : Nordic Journal of Architectural Research .

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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The lost city: A historical literature review on children’s geographies in the pursuit for the missing perceived space

Mechlenborg, M. & Jepsen, M. B., 29 Jan 2019, (Submitted) In : Children's Geographies.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Added value. Collaboration on mitigating climate change in coastal towns by community driven processes. Hot topic for Marina Knowledge Sharing Platform for Federating Responsible Research and Innovation Communities

Mechlenborg, M. & Hansen, J. R., 2 Feb 2018, 18 p. (Marina Knowledge Sharing Platform for Federating Responsible Research and Innovation Communities, Vol. ISSI-3-2015-Knowledge Sharing Platform).

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

Activities 1994 2019

1940'erne og 1950'ernes murede boligbebyggelser (Journal)

Mette Mechlenborg (Editor)
20142015

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewSeries editorResearch

A House is not a home, Arkitektskolen Aarhus

Mette Mechlenborg (Lecturer)
20 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lecturers

Bofællesskaber for seniorer? Realdania Debat

Mette Mechlenborg (Lecturer)
8 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

American Auto (Journal)

Mette Mechlenborg (Editor)
1996

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Boligtendenser i en ny virkelighed

Mette Mechlenborg (Lecturer)
1 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Press / Media

Stadigt flere familier flytter sammen under samme tag

Mette Mechlenborg

01/04/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Et tilbud, de fleste siger nej til

Mette Mechlenborg

27/03/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Den forbandede arkitektur

Mette Mechlenborg

21/03/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media