Although several hundreds of studies have been undertaken so far, no definitive answers have yet been found that convincingly explain the huge gap between the knowledge and awareness of environmental issues on the one hand and the radius of action on the other.
What are the reasons for this startling absence of answers? One reason might lie in the complexity of the subject. In order to get into the various aspects of the problem, one needs to exert oneself into various kinds of models: Political and economic models, psychological and ecophilosophical models, social marketing models to mention a few.read more
This Workshop will bring together leading scholars to discuss the interpretive and analytic methods relevant to Environmental Histories of Architectureread more
… by pushing things even further, one might argue that the lable “Environmental Humanities” is itself problematic: in my understanding of the term, it makes the environment relate primarily (if not exclusively) to a human / humanistic sphere; it almost suggests that the environment is, as it were, a function of man, rather than man a function of the enviroment.read more
Biohacking or Ecohacking?
… Artists and Scientists Merging Together in one Evening
June 7th, 2016, 18.00 – 19.30
Salotto Café, Hardturmstrasse 169, CH-8005 Zurich.