house and home

Homeless individuals, for example, may set up a sense of home by way of their daily routines, moving through city streets, amassing new supplies for temporary shelters, begging, and assembly with associates and acquainted faces. In this way, they do not just structure their day, but also their surroundings (see Veness 1993; Lenhard, forthcoming). If homes have come to be seen as sites the place folks can negotiate and even contest their place on the earth, then this is in no small half thanks to feminist writings on domestic labour and girls’s lives.

Included are proposals for thatched cottages, suburban semi-Ds, one-off bungalows, blocks of flats, country homes of various sizes, and even a maison de plaisance. Reflecting the chronological unfold of the Archive’s holdings, the works range in date from the mid-eighteenth century to the late twentieth. Of those that had been built, some are extraordinarily modest, others extremely … Read More