4 methods for designing with smell

urban-scentscapes

In Victoria Henshaw’s book ‘Urban Smellscapes’, she outlines four different methods for designing for smell:

Separatation // Spatial or temporal separation of odours through planned activity or displacement

Deodorisation // Planned removal of odours of dirt or waste

Masking // Overlaying of one odour with another: focus is on hiding or changing the original odour(s)

Scenting // The introduction of an odour for its specific odour qualities or characteristics: focus is on the introduced odour(s)

Here is a spider diagram which shows my initial ideas for interventions which would explore each of these methods…

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