By Mayrena Arango
It refers to the abuse of certain “non-architectural” elements that alter the aesthetics, the image of both rural and urban landscapes, and that often generate an aggressive, invasive and simultaneous visual over-stimulation.
This problem is caused by the following elements, posters, cables, chimneys, antennas, poles and other elements, which do not cause contamination by themselves; but through the indiscriminate manipulation of man (size, order, distribution) they become polluting agents.
All these elements described have a negative influence on man and the environment, reducing the quality of life.
Visual pollution produces
• Change in mood
• Decrease in productivity
Possible solutions for this environmental impact are:
• Achieve the concentration of the authorities and / or political movements so that they understand the problem.
• Try as far as possible to complete the construction works in a short time, as well as avoid the excessive use of visual programming means.
• Implement environmental policies that help regulate the number of advertisements.
Causes and Effects