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Frontiers in Art Research, 2023, 5(15); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2023.051510.

Rethinking the shaping of place sense in urban environmental education


Huang Yuhao1, Li Mingjun2

Corresponding Author:
Huang Yuhao

1Zhejiang Dongfang Polytechnic, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, 325000, China

2Wenzhou Design Assembly Company Ltd, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, 325000, China


In recent years, the parallel trend of Internet celebrity cities and popular culture has created the phenomenon of urban homogenization. In this process, universal modernist techniques have eroded a large amount of local space and local construction concepts. Local culture has not been dynamically inherited, but has been deconstructed into the system of global capital operation. Aiming at this phenomenon, how to appropriately push the relationship between local perception and urban environmental education has become a key issue that needs urgent consideration. Through qualitative theory sorting-out, case sample dismantling, and element analysis, the article systematically sets up the connection between education concepts, space differences, research methods, and local construction of urban construction and local identity, and puts forward corresponding training method for the shaping of local perception in urban environmental education, also proposes five logical perspectives from “concept-perception-practice”. This article fills in the construction of systematic framework of local perception theory from the perspective of urban environmental education with the expectation of deeply thinking about the radical treatment and the involvement of humanized concept through the objective linkage between urban planners, educators, and learners.


urban environmental education; sense of place; collective memory; identity; genius loci

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Huang Yuhao, Li Mingjun. Rethinking the shaping of place sense in urban environmental education. Frontiers in Art Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 15: 64-71. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2023.051510.


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