Arctic design: Basic сoncepts and implementation practice

Theme 4. Education
Session Name 4.14 Arctic design: Thinking our way out of the global change
Datetime Sep 07, 2018 09:30 AM - 09:40 AM (UTC +3)
Location Room 9
Presentation Type Oral
Presenter Svetlana Usenyuk-Kravchuk
Author(s) Svetlana Usenyuk-Kravchuk (Ural State University of Architecture and Art, Russian Federation), Nikolai Garin (Ural State University of Architecture and Art, Russian Federation), Denis Kukanov (Ural State University of Architecture and Art, Russian Federation), Yulia Konkova (Ural State University of Architecture and Art, Russian Federation)
Abstract text

The presentation is aimed at systemic rethinking of methodological experience in the field of design for the extreme environment of the Arctic a.k.a. Far North, as well as at defining the conceptual-categorical apparatus of the "Arctic Design" domain in the context of the modern paradigm for the development of the Russian North. In conclusion, the authors offer their vision of the fundamental basis of Arctic design and discuss the prospects for the development of the domain through the basic concepts presented.


Key words: New culture, indigenous/local knowledge, Arctic aesthetics, life-support module, adaptation, design education, Arctic Design School.

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