This interdisciplinary series provides original, thought-provoking perspectives on environmental aesthetics, architecture, urban design, and related issues from the building scale to the scale of regional geography. It provides a forum for innovative research conducted by psychologists, philosophers, geographers, anthropologists and cultural studies experts, together with environmental designers and planners and the range of related disciplines and professions.
Mirilia Bonnes, Terence Lee
November 11, 2016
Environmental psychology is an increasingly important area of research, focusing on the individual and social factors responsible for many critical human responses to the physical environment. With such rapid and widespread growth, the main theoretical strands have often been left unclear and ...
Ole Dreier, Alan Costall
September 28, 2006
It has been claimed that the natural sciences have abstracted for themselves a 'material world' set apart from human concerns, and social sciences, in their turn, constructed 'a world of actors devoid of things'. While a subject such as archaeology, by its very nature, takes objects into account, ...
May 28, 2010
The spread of newly 'invented' places, such as theme parks, shopping malls and revamped historic areas, necessitates a redefinition of the concept of 'place' from an architectural perspective. In this interdisciplinary work, these invented places are categorized according to the different ...