[Essay] Hedonistic Utilitarianism: Rethinking the Architecture of Public Amenities (C3 no.411)

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Nelson Mota

C3 no.411 / pp.76-83 (8 pages)

 

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Hedonistic Utilitarianism: Rethinking the Architecture of Public Amenities _ Nelson Mota

Despite their unquestionable utilitarian value, public amenities such as recycling facilities, resources centers, and water purification plants remain unnoticed to the vast majority of the population. Recently, this invisibility has been challenged by designers interested in overturning the stigma associated with this kind of projects.[…]