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Multiple Perspectives on Nature, Landscape, Beauty, Art, Architecture with Emergence, Transformation and new Mindsets in Sustainability
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Landscape and Critical Agency

Landscape and Critical Agency | The Landscape Café | Scoop.it

# This symposion is potentially REALLY interesting: (and hosted in my old school in London, UCL,  Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning...)(AC): 

 

How might we develop a model of landscape which has agency? What place might be accorded to design, to the material and environmental processes of the landscape itself, and to the various users of territory within this model?

 

What scales and conditions might a mode of landscape with critical agency be capable of engaging with? How might it address mass mobility, consumption, migration, food insecurity, soil pollution, so-called ‘natural disasters’, scarcity, informal settlements, infrastructural development, rapid urbanisation or everyday life, for example?

 

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Sustainable Design Aesthetics | Integral Life/ Mark DeKay

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Increasing complexity of aesthetic perceptions

 

Aesthetics is a major area of attention for designers operating from the experiences perspective (UL). Of course, experience is at the root of aesthetic explanations. Aesthetic experience is a response to conditions of beauty. Aesthetics as a study of philosophy is an attempt to explain the human aesthetic experience. The sustainable designer might ask: What if anything is different about aesthetics for Sustainable Design?

 

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