AHRC Sensory Cities Network

Lars Frers (University College of Southeast Norway) Confronting absence: Relation and difference in sensual engagements with the lived city


Marta Tafalla (Barcelona University) Rethinking the Senses: from the Landscape to the Multisensory Environment


Monica Degen (Brunel University) Why El Raval?


Astrid Swenson and Monica Degen (Brunel University) Introduction to the network and preliminary findings


Impressions from ‘Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design’ at the CCCB


Workshop in Barcelona – first reflections


We want to thank everybody that participated in the third and last AHRC Sensory Cities workshop in Barcelona. The event brought together over 30 academics, urban professionals and museum curators across Europe to discuss the links between power and sensory experiences in the urban planning of cities, in the ways urban identity is represented in […]

Report from AHRC Sensory Cities Cologne Workshop


AHRC Sensory Cities Network COLOGNE WORKSHOP REPORT 26th and 27th of February 2016 Kölner Stadtmuseum and NS Dokumentationszentrum By Monica Degen, Astrid Swenson & Manuela Barz In this document we summarize the key points that emerged from the presentations and discussion of the 2nd international AHRC Sensory Cities Workshop in Cologne. The aim of the […]

Forthcoming AHRC Sensory Cities workshop in Barcelona 16-17th of June

El Raval, Barcelona

We’re excited to announce our forthcoming AHRC Sensory Cities Workshop to be held at the Centro of Cultura Contemopranea de Barcelona on the 16-17th of June 2016. The broad theme of the workshop will be ‘Power and the Senses’ and our focus of attention the neighbourhood of el Raval, see below the provisional programme. Attendance […]

Cologne workshop – Introduction (video)


Monica Degen & Astrid Swenson (Brunel University London): The Sensory Cities Network: aims, findings, questions

Hanna Katherina Goebel (Universität Hamburg, Institut für Bewegungswissenschaft): ‘Users without bodies. Material paradoxes of ‘socially’ engaged architecture’


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