Exemplary Topics Covered

Exemplary topics covered:

  • The nature of environmental and architectural experience;
  • Sense of place, including place identity and place attachment;
  • Architectural and landscape meaning;
  • The environmental, architectural, spatial, and material dimensions of lifeworlds;
  • Changing conceptions of space, place, and nature;
  • Home, dwelling, journey, and mobility;
  • Environmental encounter and its relation to environmental responsibility and action;
  • Environmental design as place making;
  • Environmental and architectural atmospheres and ambiences;
  • The role of everyday things—furnishings, tools, clothing, interior design, landscape features, and so forth—in supporting people’s sense of environmental wellbeing;
  • Sacred space, landscape, and architecture;
  • The practice of a lived environmental ethic.