Eco-didacticism in art and architecture: Design as means for raising awareness

  title={Eco-didacticism in art and architecture: Design as means for raising awareness},
  author={Carmela Cucuzzella and Jean-Pierre Chupin and Cynthia Imogen Hammond},

Activating Data through Eco-Didactic Design in the Public Realm: Enabling Sustainable Development in Cities

This paper explores how design in the public realm can integrate city data to help disseminate the information embedded within it and provide urban opportunities for knowledge exchange. The

Making the Invisible Visible: Eco-Art and Design against the Anthropocene

This paper examines a series of art and design installations in the public realm that aim to raise awareness or activate change regarding pressing ecological issues. Such works tend to place

Three Types of Architectural Educational Strategies (AES) in Sustainable Buildings for Learning Environments in Canada

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Glacier, Plaza, and Garden: Ecological Collaboration and Didacticism in Three Canadian Landscapes

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Building a Foundation of Pragmatic Architectural Theory to Support More Sustainable or Regenerative Straw Bale Building and Code Adoption

This article proposes an alternative theoretical framework for architectural design and associated land use practices based on pragmatism and a “spectrum of sustainability”. The current normative and

We gain a lot…but what are we losing? A critical reflection on the implications of digital design technologies

This paper aims to shed light on what the authors are losing in the design process as they rapidly transition to communicate architecture using digital media, and looks into art forms that already experiment with bodily practices in design by taking an artisanal animation project as a case study.

Why Children Need to Read About Plants at a Time of Climate Change

We begin developing our relationship with and for Nature during childhood, and over the last 20 years research has advanced our understanding of human relationships with Nature. However, a focus on

Eyes on the Goal! Exploring Interactive Artistic Real-Time Energy Interfaces for Target-Specific Actions in the Built Environment

The study examines a new interface mechanism that aims to solicit immediate and predefined actions from occupants and uses art visualization to reinterpret social feedback, concluding that ambient, abstract, and artistic real-time goal-driven feedback is effective in influencing immediate actions.



Collaborative design in a context of sustainability: The epistemological an practical implications of the precautionary principle for design

Sustainable design is an approach that seeks to adopt an ethic of the future, where the vision of the solutions is based on a temporal and spatial perspective that is predominantly long-term and

The Aesthetics of Collaboration

Modernist aesthetics is certainly predicated upon the concept of an individualized vision or oeuvre, but it also subsumes under the Western canon modes of collective production in ancient and

Architecture in a Changing World: The New Rhetoric of Form

Changes in architectural style can be understood as, among other things, a form of social change and can be subsumed under the study of such change as it has evolved from the dialectical notions of

Cultivating researchful dispositions: a review of a/r/tographic scholarship

ABSTRACT In this review, articles and visual interludes included in three special issues of peer-reviewed journals form a body of scholarship that provide indicators of the movement and maturation of


This chapter examines artistic research as a form of knowledge production. It will conclude, however, by saying that artistic research seeks not so much to make explicit the knowledge that art is

To Life!: Eco Art in Pursuit of a Sustainable Planet

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This is a story about tides, about tides in Bristol, about two characters that were found in the mud of the Severn Estuary-Peri and Proxi. It is also a story about telling stories as a method for the

Hegel's dialectics

  • Philosophy, Psychology
  • 2016
“Dialectics” is a term used to describe a method of philosophical argument that involves some sort of contradictory process between opposing sides. In what is perhaps the most classic version of

Agonistics: Thinking the World Politically

Political conflict in our society is inevitable, and the results are often far from negative. How then should we deal with the intractable differences arising from complex modern culture? In