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Sveitarfélag 1950Reykjavík
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Nánari upplýsingar

UndirskráSpurningaskrár - Svör

Kafli 1 af 6 - The Apartment

How long have you lived in student housing?

Since 3 March 2011

Where did you live before?

Njalsgata 13B

What is it like to live in student housing?

As a student I have provision for living there and near to All

Do you spend much time in your apartment?

Once work is finished I come to apartment and weekends too.

When do you like being there and when do you not?

Whenever I am free, I like to be there.

What are the primary positive aspects of the apartment? What about negative aspects?

It’s fine I did not notice any negative aspects. Except the wind sounds.

Here you can answer all the questions in this chapter in a continuous speech if you prefer.

Kafli 2 af 6 - The Home

What was the first thing you did when you moved in (e.g. clean, light candles, let in air, put up curtains)?

Cleaning (bathroom and balcony were dirty) and putting curtains

When did the apartment turn into a "home" and which factors made it a "home"?

The moment I occupied I felt it as my home

Do you feel your home says something about you or is it in any way characteristic of you as a person? In what way?

I generally keep clean, so it does not say anything to me. Whoever come they say it’s absolutely clean

What do you think creates the "feeling of home" or makes an apartment "homey" (e.g. smells, sound, lighting, music)?

All factors what you mentioned

Do you do something to create a "homey" atmosphere? What, in that case?

Keeping tidy is homey atmosphere.

Describe what you consider to be a perfect home.

Neatness, keeping clean and organized things in good way.

Here you can answer all the questions in this chapter in a continuous speech if you prefer.

Kafli 3 af 6 - The Neighbours

How is the relationship with your neighbours? Do people have much/little in common (e.g. parties, babysitting, visits)?

All are busy so hardly we meet.

How is the common-area used?


Do the kids (if any) play together?

No idea

What is the root of debates with neighbours (e.g. noise, misconduct, bad smell)?

Sometimes I hear sounds.

Do you try to get to know your neighbours or do you keep your distance?

I hardly get time to meet regularly. When we have time, we plan, meet and enjoy.

Here you can answer all the questions in this chapter in a continuous speech if you prefer.

Kafli 4 af 6 - Photos / The Look of Things

For this part you are asked to take photos of your apartment. First an overview from each space (e.g. kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom) where you can see windows, doors, furniture and fixtures (5-10 photos). Second a more personal approach where you are asked to take pictures of objects, decorations and furniture that are important to you, as well as your favourite place in the apartment (5-10 photos). You are asked to label the photos with numbers and talk about what you chose to take a picture of and why you chose it. Photo 1: Photo 2: Photo 3: Photo 4: Photo 5: Photo 6: Photo 7: Photo 8: Photo 9: Photo 10: Photo 11: Photo 12: Photo 13: Photo 14: Photo 15: Photo 16: Photo 17: Photo 18: Photo 19: Photo 20:

Attached PDF format of all pictures.

What do you have on the walls?


Who made the curtains?

I bought

Where does the furniture come from? Is it new or second hand (e.g. from goodwill shops, relatives, bought especially for this place or did you have it before moving here)?

On my request they provided a table, chair, and a small cot.

Is some of the furniture dearer to you than other furniture? Why?


What about smaller objects and decorations? Do these things remind you of something, do they come with stories? Tell us about them.

If you like you can keep one or two paintings or wall pieces

Here you can answer all the questions in this chapter in a continuous speech if you prefer, except the first one.

Kafli 5 af 6 - Your Childhood Home

You are asked to talk about your childhood home in a few words. How many people lived there? How big was the apartment or the house? Did you often move from one place to another (were there special reasons for that)?

I am from India, I never gone to baby care centers; I used to spend my time at home only.

In what way do you look to your childhood home when creating your own? What do you try to avoid? How do you distinguish your home from the place you grew up in?

As I don’t have experience I cannot comment on this.

Here you can answer all the questions in this chapter in a continuous speech if you prefer.

Kafli 6 af 6 - Personal information

Do you want your answers to be registrated without personal identification? If you do not state your point of view we take it as an approval. It is, however, important to get minimal information about informers who wish to be anonymous. Those who want stay unidentified are asked to give information about the following: Sex: Age: Occupation/education/studies: Family situation: Typ of apartment:

I had given my opinions, all are facts. You can very well register with my name, I do not mind. Sex: Female Age: 44 Occupation/education/studies: PhD student Family situation: Single Typ of apartment: Suðurgata-121, Flat-302

Þetta aðfang er í Þjóðminjasafni Íslands. Safnið varðveitir um 4 milljónir mynda, um 300 þúsund muni og tæpar 25 þúsund færslur um þjóðhætti. Í húsasafni eru um 40 hús.


Áætlað er að um 80-90 % þessara aðfanga sé komin í stafrænan búning, mismunandi eftir tegundum. Einnig er skráningin mismunandi ítarleg og myndir bara við hluta gagnanna.

Birting gagna í Sarpi er á ábyrgð viðkomandi safns.