New research into a 21st century sublime relevant to environmental and landscape design

Historisch gezien is het idee van het sublieme vaak geassocieerd met grootse en verbazingwekkende natuur. Dit promotieonderzoek baant zich een weg naar een 21e eeuws idee van het sublieme, waarbij meer dissonante fenomenen een plek krijgen zoals verstoring van ecosystemen en klimaatverandering. Het onderwerp van het sublieme staat nog steeds symbool voor een zekere onmacht wanneer men wordt geconfronteerd met ‘negatieve’ esthetische ervaringen. Landschapsontwerpen zouden in dit ongemak kunnen bemiddelen door een passend subliem repertoire. Maar dan zal ook beter verklaard moeten worden wat de sublieme ervaring precies is en inhoudt.

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Building the Future of Health

June 2  Time:10:00-11:00 Theme:#healthy cities Source: Building the Future of Health Serious Landscaping, Healthy landscapes, transforming experiences   During the nineteenth century it was debated whether ‘land’ could be described in terms of beauty or sublime, as these were words related to the experience of nature. It was then generally agreed that landscapes needed ‘that […]

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EVOLVING LEAN DESIGN THINKING BY EXPLORING SKILLS FOR INNOVATION THROUGH DESIGN

Researched by Marie Baartmans and Marijn Struik of Happyland Collective   Through conducting a research about Lean Startup and Design Thinking we became aware of the fact that a designer can, besides designing the product, also design the process. How to arrange the context in such a way that the implementation of the product will […]

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Relevant conclusions of the >>designing nature as infrastructure – symposium<<

>;>;designing nature as infrastructure – symposium<;<; technical university München November 29/30 2012 English grammar mistakes may still be present by Paul Roncken, Wageningen University paul.roncken@wur.nl landscapemachines.com How to Grow a Landscape and Who should Initiate such a Venture? It was a pleasant and insightful meeting in München and our hosts did everything to make it […]

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