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Landscape Interventions for Embracing New Wilderness. / Oskam, Pierre; Mota, Joao; Bobbink, Inge.

Proceedings of the ECLAS Conference Ghent 2018: Landscapes of Conflict. ed. / S. Delarue; R. Dufour. Ghent, Belgium : University College Ghent, 2018. p. 462-471.

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Harvard

Oskam, P, Mota, J & Bobbink, I 2018, Landscape Interventions for Embracing New Wilderness. in S Delarue & R Dufour (eds), Proceedings of the ECLAS Conference Ghent 2018: Landscapes of Conflict. University College Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, pp. 462-471, ECLAS Conference 2018, Ghent, Belgium, 9/09/18.

APA

Oskam, P., Mota, J., & Bobbink, I. (2018). Landscape Interventions for Embracing New Wilderness. In S. Delarue, & R. Dufour (Eds.), Proceedings of the ECLAS Conference Ghent 2018: Landscapes of Conflict (pp. 462-471). University College Ghent.

Vancouver

Oskam P, Mota J, Bobbink I. Landscape Interventions for Embracing New Wilderness. In Delarue S, Dufour R, editors, Proceedings of the ECLAS Conference Ghent 2018: Landscapes of Conflict. Ghent, Belgium: University College Ghent. 2018. p. 462-471

Author

Oskam, Pierre ; Mota, Joao ; Bobbink, Inge. / Landscape Interventions for Embracing New Wilderness. Proceedings of the ECLAS Conference Ghent 2018: Landscapes of Conflict. editor / S. Delarue ; R. Dufour. Ghent, Belgium : University College Ghent, 2018. pp. 462-471

BibTeX

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title = "Landscape Interventions for Embracing New Wilderness",
abstract = "Under the guise of improving human wellbeing, capitalist societies focus on economic growth and expansion, while neglecting the decline of abandoned urban structures. We approach the results of this abandonment as “new wilderness” landscape: a hybrid of spontaneous nature and architectural decay. Abandoned, wild places still have a negative connotation. However, theseplaces are an inevitable part of the urban fabric, containing potential social and ecological benefits. The question is: how can landscape interventions make this idea of wilderness more acceptable, so that the beneficial aspects can be recognized and allowed to develop? Hence this research, makes the case, it is through small interventions that could alter people´s perception and allownatural succession. Four projects working with the aforementioned new wilderness concept were selected. By reviewing their attitude towards new wilderness, several conflicts between human intervention and wilderness arise. These conflicts aid us in emphasizing accessibility, flexibility and difference as guiding principles for landscape design as tool for embracing new wilderness.",
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