Publications and communications of Catherine Elsen

Books published as author or co-author

Hamarat, Y., Yonder, C., & Elsen, C. (2020). Lexique du Design. Wallonie Design.

Zwetkoff, C., Elsen, C., Vigneron, L., & Pardo, J. (2018). L'utilisateur au coeur du processus d'innovation - Livre Blanc Méthodologique. WeLL Living Lab.

Books and journal issues published as editor or director

Elsen, C., Khainnar, S., & Watkin, T. (Eds.). (2023). Designs urbains et territoires. Presses Universitaires de France.

Book chapters or contributions to a collective book as author or co-author

Mertens, A., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2023). Considering Architects and Clients’ Interactions Through the Design Thinking Framework. In Expanding the Frontiers of Design. Haïfa, Israel: DesignTech, Faculty of Architecture & Town Planning Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. doi:10.1201/b22630-21

Stals, A., Jancart, S., & Elsen, C. (2021). La complexité dans la pratique architecturale numérique : le cas des bureaux belges de petite et moyenne taille. In D. Clayes, (anti)crise architecturale ? analyse d’une discipline immergée dans un monde numérique (pp. 143-156). Presses universitaires de Louvain.

Elsen, C., & Leclercq, P. (2014). How much time does it take for Experience Design to unfold? In P. Benz (Ed.), Experience Design: Concepts and Case Studies (pp. 33-42). London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic.

Articles accepted in reviewed journal

Schelings, C., Defays, A., & Elsen, C. (August 2023). Profiling Citizens in the Smart City: A Quantitative Study in Wallonia. Smart Cities, 6 (4), 2125 - 2149. doi:10.3390/smartcities6040098

Schaff, G., Vanrie, J., Courtejoie, F., Elsen, C., & Petermans, A. (2023). Architecture and ageing: lessons learned from a cohousing project. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 38 (4), 2345–2371. doi:10.1007/s10901-023-10039-9

Hamarat, Y., Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (07 November 2022). Participation: A Disciplinary Border for Architectural Research and Practice. Architecture, 2 (4), 711-723. doi:10.3390/architecture2040038

Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (26 July 2022). Assessing Participation: Toward Long-Term Experiences, Trajectories and Maturity. Architecture, 2 (3), 518-543. doi:10.3390/architecture2030029

Schaff, G., Petermans, A., Vanrie, J., Courtejoie, F., & Elsen, C. (01 February 2022). Architecture of home in later life: towards a fivefold theoretical model. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, 16 (2), 413-433. doi:10.1108/ARCH-04-2021-0115

Mertens, A., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2022). Interactions between Architects and End-users during Housing Design Processes: a Systematic Literature Review. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research. doi:10.1108/ARCH-03-2022-0079

Stals, A., Elsen, C., & Jancart, S. (2022). Integration of Parametric Modeling Tools in Small Architectural Offices – Between Constraints and Organizational Strategies. Architectural Engineering and Design Management. doi:10.1080/17452007.2022.2050347

Monteagudo, M. J., San Salvador del Valle, R., Villatoro, F., & Elsen, C. (2021). When leisure is a central value for elderly people: a reading from narrative research. Psychology, Society and Education, 13 (3), 15-26. doi:10.25115/PSYE.V13I3.5069

Stals, A., Jancart, S., & Elsen, C. (2021). Parametric modeling tools in small architectural offices - Towards an adapted design process model. Design Studies, 72 (C), 1-32. doi:10.1016/j.destud.2020.100978

Safin, S., Pintus, P., & Elsen, C. (17 September 2020). Ergonomics in design and design in ergonomics: Issues and experiences in education. Work, 66 (4), 917-931. doi:10.3233/WOR-203237

Schelings, C., Calixte, X., & Elsen, C. (2020). Advocating for Participation in Design: about Designers’ and Non-designers’ New Roles and Responsibilities. International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice, 14 (3), 9-27. doi:10.18848/2325-162X/CGP/v14i03/9-27

Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (2019). "Smart" Participation: Confronting Theoretical and Operational Perspectives. International Journal On Advances in Intelligent Systems, 12 (1&2), 1-13.

Stals, A., Jancart, S., & Elsen, C. (2018). Influence of parametric tools on the complexity of architectural design in everyday work os SME's. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, 12 (3), 206-227. doi:10.26687/archnet-ijar.v12i3.1665

Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (December 2017). A Method for Architectural Inclusive Design: the Case of Users Experiencing Down Syndrome. International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences, 9 (3&4), 151 - 162.

Elsen, C., Vigneron, L., Acconcia, A., & Leclercq, P. (2017). Sustainability of users' commitment to Collaborative Design Tasks: an exploratory research. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 10451, 29-38. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-66805-5_4

Verhulst, L., Elsen, C., & Heylighen, A. (2016). Whom do architects have in mind during design when users are absent? Observations from a design competition. Journal of Design Research, 14 (4), 368-387. doi:10.1504/JDR.2016.082032

Häggman, A., Tsai, G., Elsen, C., Honda, T., & Yang, M. (July 2015). Connections between the design tool, design attributes, and user preferences in early stage design. Journal of Mechanical Design, 137 (7), 13. doi:10.1115/1.4030181

Elsen, C., & Heylighen, A. (2014). Representations of sensory experiences in the early phases of architectural design: there is more than meets the eye. Journal of Design Research, 12 (4), 239-259. doi:10.1504/JDR.2014.065846

Sutera, J., Yang, M. C., & Elsen, C. (2014). The impact of expertise on the capture of sketched intentions: perspectives for remote cooperative design. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8683, 245-252. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-10831-5_36

Elsen, C., Darses, F., & Leclercq, P. (2013). La graphique de l'intention: Transfert et appropriation d'intentions graphiques en collaboration. Interfaces Numériques, 2 (2), 489-508.

Elsen, C., Demaret, J.-N., Yang, M., & Leclercq, P. (August 2012). Sketch-Based Interfaces for Modeling and Users' needs: redefining connections. Studies in Architecture and Product Design. AI EDAM: Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design Analysis and Manufacturing, 26, 281-301. doi:10.1017/S0890060412000157

Elsen, C., Darses, F., & Leclercq, P. (2012). What do strokes teach us about collaborative design ? Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7467, 114-125. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32609-7_16

Elsen, C., & Leclercq, P. (May 2010). Mediating objects in new industrial cooperative practices: an empirical in situ study. International Reports on Socio-Informatics, 7 (1), 240-253.

Elsen, C., Dawans, A., & Leclercq, P. (2010). An anthropo-based study of industrial design cooperative practices using "mediating objects". Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6240, 123-132. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16066-0_20

Elsen, C., & Leclercq, P. (2008). "SketSha" or the sketch power to support collaborative design. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5220, 20-27. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-88011-0_3

Articles accepted in conference proceedings

Mertens, A.* , Yonder, C.* , Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2023). Transformative effects of co-design: The case of the “My Architect And I” project. In C. Yonder, A. Mertens, Y. Hamarat, ... C. Elsen, Transformative effects of co-design: The case of the “My Architect And I” project. Design Reesearch Society. doi:10.21606/iasdr.2023.376
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Clarinval, A., Albert, J., Schelings, C., Elsen, C., Dumas, B., & Castiaux, A. (23 May 2023). Idea Browsing on Digital Participation Platforms: A Mixed-Methods Requirements Study. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 476, 35-50. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-33080-3_3

Yonder, C., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2023). Les cartographies de parcours et leurs usages : revue systématique de la littérature. In P. Leclercq & X. Calixte, Proceedings de Modact. Liège, Belgium: Université de Liège.

Schaff, G., Petermans, A., Courtejoie, F., Elsen, C., & Vanrie, J. (2022). Designing living environments for older people to age well in place: perspectives from architectural education. Evolving Scholar. doi:10.24404/622fc83f70ceb1afe482d828

Brossolet, C., Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (2022). A User-centered model for Smart-meters' acceptability. In J. Montgomery (Ed.), Cities in a Changing World - Questions of Culture, Climate and Design (pp. 91-100). United States: AMPS.

Hamarat, Y., Yonder, C., & Elsen, C. (2021). Revealing Words For A Design Debate: A Design Lexicon Case. In E. Brandt, T. Markussen, E. Berglund, G. Julier, ... P. Linde (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th Nordic Design Research Conference 2021 Matters of Scale, 15-18 August 2021.

Brossollet, C., Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (2021). Making Smart Meters Acceptable: An End-user Standpoint. In Proceedings of the Changing Cities Conference (pp. 2).

Masciarelli, L., Elsen, C., & Delefortrie, M. (2021). Designing for the "absent user": keeping students close to end-users during distant architectural studios. In Proceedings of the 13th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (pp. 10).

Mertens, A., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2021). Architects & End-users’ Interactions in Housing Projects: a systematic literature review. In Proceedings of Nordes 2021.

Lago, N., Durieux, M., Pouleur, J.-A., Scoubeau, C., Elsen, C., & Schelings, C. (2019). Citizen Participation through Digital Platforms: the Challenging Question of Data Processing for Cities. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Smart Cities, Systems, Devices and Technologies (pp. 19-25).

Safin, S., Elsen, C., & Pintus, P. (2019). Bridging gaps between ergonomics and creative design: a pedagogical experiment. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 1-12.

Stals, A., Elsen, C., & Jancart, S. (2018). L’immersion pour l’appréhension des outils de modélisation paramétrique en conception architecturale. In SCAN18 : Imersion / Emersion.

Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (2018). The “Bottom-up Smart City”: Filling the Gap Between Theory and Practice. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Smart Cities, Systems, Devices and Technologies (pp. 54-60).

Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (2018). La participation citoyenne à l’heure des « Smart Cities ». In Proceeding 01Design.11 (pp. 97-107).

Stals, A., Elsen, C., & Jancart, S. (2018). Génération de formes complexes par la paramétrisation dans les PME. In Colloque 01Design.11 : Concevoir à l'ère post-numérique.

Schaff, G., Elsen, C., Petermans, A., Vanrie, J., & Courtejoie, F. (2018). Ageing well in place: associating functional and affective dimensions of older people’s home. In Architectural Research for a Global Community - The Built Environment - Shaping the Quality of Life - Volume 2: ARCC – EAAE, Philadelphia 16-19 mai 2018 (pp. 305-312).

Schwaiger, P., Schelings, C., Safin, S., & Elsen, C. (2018). Co-design in architectural practice: Impact of client involvement during self-construction experiences. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 825, 441-452. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-96068-5_50

Stals, A., Elsen, C., & Jancart, S. (2017). Practical Trajectories of Parametric Tools in Small and Medium Architectural Firms. In Future trajectories for computation in design.

Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (2017). Smart City concepts: from perception to acceptability. In Proceedings of the 21th Conference of the Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network (EMAN).

Schelings, C., & Elsen, C. (2017). Inclusion of Down Syndrome in Architectural Design: Towards a Methodology. In Proceedings of the second international conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments (pp. 20-25).

Stals, A., Elsen, C., & Jancart, S. (2016). Ruptures et démesures de l'architecture non standard à l'ère du numérique: la paramétrisation comme outil de réconciliation. In J.-P. Goulette & B. Ferries, Actes du Séminaire de Conception Architecturale Numérique (Presses Universitaires de Nancy).

Stals, A., Jancart, S., & Elsen, C. (2016). How do small and medium architectural firms deal with architectural complexity? A look into digital practices. In H.-L. Hentila, A. Herneoja, H. Pihlajaniemi, ... T. Osterlund, Proceedings of te 34th eCAADe annual conference: Complexity and Simplicity (pp. 10).

Cunin, M., Yang, M. C., & Elsen, C. (2015). Mutation de l'image, mutation de l'intention ? L'impact des représentations numériques en composition architecturale. In A. de Boissieu, C. Deshayes, ... A. Tufano (Eds.), Mutations du Projet - Milieux et Cultures Numériques (pp. 149-172). Nancy, Belgium: Editions Universitaires de Lorraine.

Elsen, C. (2015). Chronophage, le design empathique? In A. Findeli, B. Borja de Mozota, T. Froehlicher, ... S. Vial (Eds.), Actes des 9èmes Ateliers de la Recherche en Design.

Stals, A., Elsen, C., Jancart, S., & Delvaux, F. (2015). Challenges in teaching architectural morphogenesis. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference for Design Education Researchers (pp. 16).

Cornet, A., & Elsen, C. (2014). Creative Problem Solving and Design Thinking as collective tools to foster new viewpoints on creativity: a preliminary study. In Proceedings of COOP 2014.

Elsen, C., Cornet, A., & Antoine, M. (2013). Workshops as tools for creative collaboration: finding a balance between facilitation and auto-organization. In Proceedings of Co-Create 2013.

Elsen, C., Häggman, A., Tomonori, H., & Yang, M. C. (2012). Representation in early stage design: an analysis of the influence of sketching and prototyping in design projects. In Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (pp. 11). ASME.

Elsen, C., Darses, F., & Leclercq, P. (2010). Evolution des pratiques en conception: une approche ergonomique compréhensive des objets médiateurs. In Proceedings of the Ergonomie et Informatique Avancée Conference (pp. 147-152). New-York, United States: ACM. doi:10.1145/1868650.1868674

Elsen, C., Darses, F., & Leclercq, P. (2010). An Anthropo-based Standpoint on Mediating Objects: Evolution and Extension of Industrial Design Practices. In J. Gero (Ed.), Design Computing and Cognition '10 (pp. 55-74). Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0510-4_4

Darses, F., Mayeur, A., Elsen, C., & Leclercq, P. (2008). Is there anything to expect from 3D views in sketching support tools ? In J. S. Gero & A. K. Goel (Eds.), Design Computing and Cognition '08 : Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition (pp. 283-302). Netherlands: Springer.

Elsen, C., Juchmes, R., Kubicki, S., & Leclercq, P. (2008). DCDS - Distant Collaborative Design Studio. An Initial Experimentation in Distant Collaborative Design Studio in Architecture. In M. Muylle (Ed.), Architecture "in computero", Integrating Methods and Techniques. Proceedings of the 26th eCAADe Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (pp. 9).

Elsen, C., & Leclercq, P. (2008). The sketch power to support product design. In D. Marjanovic, M. Storga, N. Pavkovic, ... N. Bojcetic (Eds.), Proceedings of the Design 2008 : 10th International Design Conference, Vol 2 (pp. 1207-1217). Zagreb, Croatia: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb.

Kubicki, S., Bignon, J.-C., Elsen, C., Lotz, J., Halin, G., & Leclercq, P. (2008). Digital Cooperative Studio 07-08. In K. S. Pawar, R. Gonçalves, ... K.-D. Thoben (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising : ICE 2208, A New Wave of Innovation in Collaborative Networks. Nottingham, United Kingdom: Centre for Concurrent Enterprise, Nottingham University Business School.

Leclercq, P., & Elsen, C. (2007). Le croquis synthé-numérique. In P. Leclercq, G. Martin, C. Deshayes, ... F. Guena (Eds.), Actes de la conférence SCAN, Séminaire de Conception Architecturale Numérique : Apports de l'image numérique en conception.

Oral presentations in conferences with scientific selection committee

Mertens, A., Collin, J., Stals, A., de Boissieu, A., & Elsen, C. (01 December 2023). Interactions between analogue and digital explorations in Computational Design: lessons learned from Architectural Workshops [Paper presentation]. Learn X Design 2023. doi:10.21606/drslxd.2023.093

Mertens, A., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2023). Méthodologies et méthodes d’analyse des pratiques interactionnelles entre l’architecte et le client-usager dans le cas de projets d’habitation [Paper presentation]. ModACT 2023, Paris, France.

Mertens, A., Yonder, C., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2023). Origins of design choices: retrospective analysis of the resulting prototype of a Research through Design project [Paper presentation]. EKSIG 2023, Milan, Italy.

Mertens, A.* , Yonder, C.* , Elsen, C., & Hamarat, Y. (28 June 2022). My Architect and I: A role-playing workshop to improve housing design service [Paper presentation]. DRS2022, Bilbao, Spain.
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Yonder, C., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2022). Les leviers et les limites du codesign: le cas du projet « Moi et Mon Architecte » [Paper presentation]. Intersections du design 2022.

Yonder, C., Hamarat, Y., & Elsen, C. (2021). Mapping co-design: zooming in and out [Paper presentation]. Nordes 2021 : Matters of Scale.