How Has a City Become an Aesthetic Issue

Yu ZHANG

Abstract


A city is a huge artificial work, and is the result of the human transformation of nature and society. It also has a multi-layered feature different from the general artifacts. It is practical, aesthetic and symbolic. On the one hand, because it is essentially an artificial work, it is still the object of the power of human nature, and has the basic feature of being shaped in accordance with the law of aesthetics On the other hand, because of its multi-layered nature, city aesthetics is not only a landscape aesthetics, but also should reflect the beauty in practices and symbols.


Keywords


City aesthetics; Practical; Landscape; Symbol

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/%25x

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