In 2012, in order to promote rural regeneration, to induce aesthetic concept to rural communities, and in coordination with the work of improving dilapidated space of rural communities, survey and analysis were done to rural communities of Zhanghua, Nantou, Yunlin and Jiayi County. There were 20 “Root Cultivation” communities that were filtered out and three regeneration communities that went through counseling. According to their individual community environment element and regional relation, the rural aesthetic development circles were established for educational training, observe and study, and to accompany onsite operation. There was also a “2012 Rural Landscape Aesthetic Contest for Zhanghua, Nantou, Yunlin and Jiayi County” to elevate the knowledge of space aesthetics for rural communities, to promote landscape maintenance and development among rural communities towards independence and self-reliance, and to improve project efficiency and the quality of rural landscape and ecological environment.
1.To expand the promotion of rural environment landscape aesthetics, to select 20 “Root Cultivation” communities and 4 regeneration communities among 728 “Root Cultivation” communities and 13 regeneration communities to participate in the rural landscape aesthetics contest, to assist rural communities in elevating their knowledge and recognition of aesthetics, to elevate project efficiency and the quality of landscape and ecological environment in shaping rural style combining landscape and ecology.
2.To enhance the lives of farmers, agricultural production and the characteristics of rural ecology in rural environment, 4 development circles and 6 aesthetics development workshop meetings were completed to assist rural communities by learning, discussion and field visit to save the unique features and highlight the environmental characteristics to assist in guiding the improvement of environmental landscape with the culture and art of rural communities.
3. 4 training seminars and 4 observe and study meetings of landscape aesthetics were planned to enhance the design aesthetics, idea and concept, element utilization, ecological characteristics and cultural artistic quality for related staff. There were also internet promotion activities and photography contest (40 pictures) to promote and market the unique rural beauty to the four counties of Zhanghua, Nantou, Yunlin and Jiayi.
4. 9 teachers were hired to guide in an easy to understand manner (60 sessions in total) for related people and rural residents involved in rural regeneration development to implement the concept and technology of rural landscape aesthetic development in order to elevate the standard for rural style facilities development.
5. Through evaluation of landscape aesthetic field operation and dilapidated space improvement plan, award ceremony was conducted for the best results. The Westtown community and Ahchuan Community of Yunlin, the regeneration groups of Pinho Community of Zhanghua, and Fuzhou Community of Nantou were selected to enter the national contest of dilapidated space improvement.
Key words：rural aesthetics, workshop, developing workshop.