Smell and the City

Urban smell enthusiasts

Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Smell and the City Workshop: Manchester, 19th March 2012

Forty sensory experts, students, artists, urban designers and business people from across the UK gathered together at the University of Manchester on the 19th March 2012¬†for a half-day interdisciplinary workshop … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Littering levels on public transport influenced by ambient odour

Littering levels on public transport influenced by ambient odour

A team of Dutch social psychologists has proposed a simple solution to the litter problem on trains – infuse carriages with the citrus scent of cleaning product.

March 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Every smell has a story to tell

It doesn’t matter how many times I carry out smellwalks with people, there’s always something interesting and unusual that we stumble upon. Earlier this week, Kate McLean and I led … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

Smell and the City 1

How smells enter our experience of the city As central gathering points for people, products, activities, vehicles and things, cities have famously delivered stimulation to all of our varied senses. … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 1 Comment