PhD, Senior Lecturer Lena Hopsch research and teach at Chalmers University of Technology, department of Architecture in Theoretical and Applied Aesthetics. She received her Master of fine Art from University of Gothenburg, Sweden and her PhD in Architecture from Chalmers University of Technology, department of Architecture, Gothenburg, Sweden. Due to her participation in several international conferences she participates in several research networks on the notion of rhythm in research fields such as poetry, media, architecture and landscape architecture. The research focuses on spatial rhythmisation and the notions of body/space and time are discussed as a direct bodily experience of drive or flow.
- "Project Practicies": The Body in Space - Promoting Sustainable Urban Transports: A Case Study
- Social Space and Daily Commuting
Publications (since 2011)
Peer reviewed article in international journal:
Lena Hopsch & Marco Cesario, Embodied Space - An Investigation on E.G. Asplund's Law Courts Extension in Gothenburg, in "Phenomenological Inquiry, A Review of Philosophical Ideas and Trends", Volume 36, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA, 2012. ISSN:0885-3886
Lena Hopsch, Rachel McCann, Jed Malcolm Porter Jr.: Perceptual/Spatial Unfolding: Body, Rhythm, Depth, in "EAP, Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology Newsletter", 2011,Volume 22, no 3. http://www.arch.ksu.edu/seamon/EAPart.html
Peer reviewed articles in books with international coverage
Lena Hopsch, forthcoming, Reflecting the Sky Experience in a Japanese Garden, "Analecta Husserliana, volume CXV, From Sky and Earth to Metaphysics, The Yearbook of phenomenological Research", ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Springer, 2013.
Lena Hopsch & Steven Fleming, Places, Spaces, Meaning -Experienced by Three Australian Walks, "Analecta Husserliana The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research", ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Springer, 2012 :193-202.*
Lena Hopsch, Shaped Space- Embodied Space, Borromini’s Baroque Architecture in "From the Things Themselves Architecture and Phenomenology", ed. Benoît Jaquet,Vincent Giraud, Kyoto : Kyoto University Press/EFEO, 2012 : 313-330.
Peer reviewed Conference Proceedings:
Lena Hopsch, Rachel McCann, Marco Cesario, Projective Practice, The Body in Space-Promoting Sustainable Urban Transport, a Case Study, "Architecture in Effect - The Reader, International Symposium, UMA, Sweden", 2013.*
Lena Hopsch, Rachel McCann, Marco Cesario, Projective Practice, the Body in Space- Promoting Sustainable Urban Transport, A Case Study, "Crafting the Future, 10th European Academy of Design Conference, Gothenburg University, 2013". http://www.craftingthefuture.se/ *
Lena Hopsch & Marco Cesario, The Body in Digital Space, "ISEA International symposium on Electronic Art - Digital Media, Space and Architecture, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences", Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey 2011.
Lena, Hopsch, Rachel McCann, Marco Cesario, "Travelling, Inhabiting, Experiencing, a Phenomenology for Public Transit", forthcoming 2013/14.
Lena Hopsch, Sensory Site Walks - Attach to Being, invited panel, "Society for Phenomenology and Media, 16th Annual international Conference", Hocshule Futwangen University & Albert-Ludwigs- Universität, Freiburg, March 12-15, 2014 *