Sense of Place: Reading & Resources

Sense of Place
The Messages from Water, Masaru Emoto
Beauty: The Invisible Embrace, John O’Donohue
Biophilia Hypothesis, Stephen Kellert and E. O. Wilson
Changing Places, Richard Moe and Carter Wilkie
Dwelling, Place and Environment, edited by David Seamon
The Experience of Place, Tony Hiss
The Geography of Childhood, Gary Nabhan and Stephen Trimble
The Great Good Place, Ray Oldenburg
The Gutenberg Elegies, Sven Birkerts
House as a Mirror of Self, Clare Cooper Marcuse
The House of Belonging (poetry), David Whyte
The Luminous Ground, Christopher Alexander
On Beauty, Elaine Scarry
A Pattern Language, Christopher Alexander
Place and Placelessness, Edward Relph
Place Attachment, edited by Irwin Altman
The Smaller Majority, Piotr Naskrecki

Other Authors of Note: Ivan Illich, Jerry Mander, Lewis Mumford



Ethan Frome
Blue Sky
Eat Drink Man Woman
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
The Sea of Grass
Strangers in Good Company
The Trip to Bountiful
The Color of Paradise
My Architect



Dwell – some issues deal with new ideas in sustainability
High Country News


Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place & Culture