Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Emerald City: Environmental Advocacy through Experiential Design
by Schenck, William, M.A., The George Washington University, 2015, 67; 1590882
Abstract (Summary)

This thesis documents the research and development behind a proposed exhibition advocating for the principles of sustainable urbanism to young adults. Emerald City interprets Philadelphia as an evolving system of infrastructure and traces its relationship to the natural environment from the Industrial Age to the present, followed by an exploration of the city’s possible future through the lens of current proposals of sustainable development.

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Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Brown, Clare
Commitee: Bernat, Cory, Briggs, Nigel
School: The George Washington University
Department: Corcoran School of Arts and Design
School Location: United States -- District of Columbia
Source: MAI 54/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Design, Museum studies
Keywords: Advocacy, Environmentalism, Exhibition design, Exhibitions, Millenials, Urban planning
Publication Number: 1590882
ISBN: 978-1-321-80834-6
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