There is much extended literature about classic technical hydraulic engineering and about the revitalization of bodies of water. This article deals with a third component, which has received little attention by the engineers. The author pleads for more aesthetic in hydraulic engineering, in particular in populated areas where many people use the open water bodies for recreation. It is shown that more aesthetic in hydrologic engineering often also leads to an increased ecological value. With hydraulic constructions in the canton of Lueerne, possible creative elements for the aesthetic and ecological revaluation of the course of creeks are discussed.
Ist Wasserbau auch eine Frage der Ästhetik? | Is hydraulic engineering a question of aesthetics?
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Gianni Paravicini; Ist Wasserbau auch eine Frage der Ästhetik? | Is hydraulic engineering a question of aesthetics?. Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Forstwesen 1 July 2008; 159 (7): 205–208. doi: https://doi.org/10.3188/szf.2008.0205
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