Dwelling, Seeing, and Designing: Toward a Phenomenological Ecology

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David Seamon
SUNY Press, 1993 - Architecture - 363 pages
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Architects, philosophers, landscape architects, and geographers explore how people might see and understand the natural and built environments in a deeper, more perceptive way. Among the topics are traditional building in northern Greece, sacred structures in a small North Carolina town, the intentional community at Findhorn, reading a landscape th
  

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Contents

Modernity and the Reclamation of Place
25
Thoughts on a NonArbitrary Architecture
41
Interpreting a Spatial Pattern
77
The Legacy
129
Toward a Phenomenology of Landscape
159
Toward
247
Promoting a Foundational Ecology Practically
331
Contributors
357
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David Seamon is Associate Professor of Architecture at Kansas State University. He is the author of A Geography of the Lifeworld, and Dwelling, Place, and Environment: Towards a Phenomenology of Person and World.

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