PhD, Docent/Associate Professor, Lena Hopsch, Senior Lecturer, teacher and researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Architecture, and Docent/Associate Professor in design affiliated with Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts, University of Gothenburg. Hopsch’s research examines how design and design processes materialize in human experience in the fields of architecture, art and philosophy. Hopsch participates in research networks nationally as well as internationally. Her research aims for good design of the physical environment. She has presented and published her research results at international conferences, in books and scientific journals.
- "Project Practicies": The Body in Space - Promoting Sustainable Urban Transports: A Case Study
- Social Space and Daily Commuting
Publications (since 2011)
ARTICLES IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS
Lena Hopsch, “Intermezzo, Recognition Across Time, a Life-World Motif”, in Phenomenological Inquiry, A Review of Philosophical Ideas and Trends, Volume 38, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA, 2015. ISSN:0885-3886.
Lena Hopsch, “Ocean Journey-Between Horizons”, in AGATHOS: An International Review of the Humanities and Social Science, 2013: 4, 25-33. ISSN 2069-1025.
Lena Hopsch, “Social Space and Daily Commuting - Phenomenological Implications”, in Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology, vol 25, no 3, 2014, ISSN 1083-9194.
Lena Hopsch, Rachel McCann, Marco Cesario, ”Traveling, Inhabiting, Experiencing – A Phenomenology for Public Transit”, in Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology, vol 25, no 1, 2014, ISSN 1083-9194.
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 Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology, 2011, vol 22, no 3, 2011, ISSN 1083-9194.
ARTICLES IN BOOKS
Lena Hopsch, “American Walk, Between Earth and Sky”, in Analecta Husserliana, volume CXVI, The Yearbook of phenomenological Research, ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Dordrecht New York London, Springer, 2016.
Lena Hopsch, Marco Cesario, "The Body in Digital Space", in Cyborgian Images, The Moving Image between Apparatus and Body, Yearbook of Moving Image Studies (YoMIS) eds. Grabbe, L., Rupert-Kruse,,P., Schmitz, N.,M., Büchner-Verlag, Darmstadt 2015. (EPUB) 978-3-941310-66-7.
Lena, Hopsch, forthcoming, “Small Talk with a Grape Vine, Presence and the Sensuous Depth of Being, in Analecta Husserliana, volume CXVI, The Yearbook of phenomenological Research, ed. Verducci, Dordrecht New York London, Springer, 2015.
Lena Hopsch, “Reflecting the Sky Experience in a Japanese Garden”, in Analecta Husserliana, volume CXV, The Yearbook of phenomenological Research, ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Dordrecht New York London , Springer, 2015: 61-69.
Lena Hopsch, “Rhythm and Balance in Sculpture and Poetry”, together with Professor Eva Lilja in, Off Beat: Pluralizing Rhythm, ed. Jan Hein Hoogstad & Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen, Book Series: Thamyris / Intersecting Place, Sex, and Race 26. Amsterdam / New York : Rodopi, 2013: 103-122.
Lena Hopsch & Steven Fleming,” Places, Spaces, Meaning -Experienced by Three Australian Walks”, in Analecta Husserliana volume CXIV, The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research, ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Dordrecht New York London, 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.
ARTICLES IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Lena Hopsch, “Origin and Destination, Itineraries as Phenomenological Narration”, in Society for Phenomenology and Media – Proceedings, 17th International Conference, volume 3, 2016 : 37-44. ISBN: 978-1523693795.
Lena Hopsch, Avsar Karababa & Semra Aydinli, “Discovering the Urban Identity as a Paradox within the Context of Globalisation” in Society for Phenomenology and Media – Proceedings, Volume 3, 2016 : 31-36. ISBN: 978-1523693795.
Lena Hopsch, “Sensory City Walk – Attach to Being”, in Society for Phenomenology and Media – Proceedings, 16th International Conference, Volume 2, 2015 : 31-36. ISSN: 1544-0052.
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, “Digital Superstructure of the City in the Age of Global Information Processes” in amberConference'10: Datacity, Art and Technology Festival, Istanbul , Turkey, 2012.
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.