The domestic city. The organization and decoration of domestic space in fifteenth-and sixteenth- century Antwerp, Bruges and Dijon. University of Antwerp
The IKEA House. An alternative perspective on modern domestic space through commercial home models KU Leuven
Throughout the 20th century, domestic space has been progressively exhibited in public and commercial venues. In these exhibitions, a frequently used tool was the realization of 1:1 scale house and domestic models, where customers were offered a realistic experience of their future homes. Thanks to their fictional qualities, architectural mock-ups were not only perceived as useful marketing tools, but also as places for broader social, ...
Rethinking the "Living unit" - Domestic architecture and forms of life in changing demographic and labor conditions KU Leuven
By 2030 about 300.000 new residential units need to be built in Flanders in order to meet the demands of changing demographic conditions such as the rising population, the increased number of small households (single or two people inhabitants) and the blurring boundaries between living and working. Moreover, demographic trends and further projections are forecasting a migratory tendency of part of the population from rural areas to the more ...
Playing in the domestic space - exploring the role of video games in the context of everyday life Ghent University
Using a multi-method approach this project aims to contribute to academic research concerning the use and the role video games play in people's everyday lives. It wil integrate two theories rooted in traditional media usage research: domestication theory and the model of media attendance. To take the dynamic nature of meaning-making into account, longitudinal and cross-sectional research will be performed.
Early medieval farming communities in northern Francia. Rural settlement, domestic space and material culture from Clovis to the Counts of Flanders. Ghent University
The central objective of the research is to study the daily life, culture and socio-economy of the farming communities living in northern Francia during the Early Middle Ages (ca. AD 450 – ca. AD 1000). This will be tackled using a varied set of archaeological, historical and ecological sources, set in a wider comparative framework. The research will focus on settlement forms, house-building traditions, local domestic ceramics and the ...
Piloting a raceway reactor for the purple non-sulfur bacteria cultivation on domestic waste streams for the recovery of nutrients and water treatment as resources for food production University of Antwerp
Design of heating and domestic hot water installations (INSTAL 2020) University of Antwerp
The state-finance-real estate ‘triangle’ found its most spectacular expression in
2007/8 when the collapse of the U.S. mortgage market caused an economic crisis
of global scale. Yet, even though financial news is full of implicit references to the
interaction between the three dimensions, it rarely explicitly addresses it as issue in
its own right. For this reason, Aalbers (2013b:1) has proposed the ...