ENVIRONMENTAL AESTHETICS: NOTES FOR DESIGN ECOLOGY

Connie Svabo, Kathrine Ekelund

Abstract


The philosophical subfield environmental aesthetics can contribute to the design of sustainable futures. Environmental aesthetics provides a conceptual framework for understanding the relationship between nature and culture. Current positions in environmental aesthetics are lined out and used as backdrop for contributing an ecological approach to design. Three green aesthetic design strategies are sketched: Coated Green, Green Core and Green Stream.

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