Fredie Floré is an engineer‐architect and Associate Professor in history of interior architecture at KU Leuven, Faculty of Architecture. She wrote a PhD on discourses on ‘better living’ in Belgium in the period 1945-1958 (Ghent University, 2006; published in 2010 by Leuven University Press). Her current research focuses on the representational role of architecture, interiors and furniture design in the second half of the twentieth century. Her work has been published in academic journals and books including Writing Design (2011), and Atomic Dwelling (2012). Floré is a board member of the International Conferences of Design History and Studies (ICDHS). Together with Hilde Heynen (KU Leuven), she established the research group Architecture Interiority Inhabitation (A2I) as part of the KU Leuven Department of Architecture.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
architectural history, design history