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LAR 5344

Scholarship of Place

Theory and scholarly methods related to sense of place in landscape. Overview of theoretical literature and research on sense of place. Concepts and ideas of place-making in built works. Balancing human needs and environmental concerns while providing characteristics and qualities that impart sense of place. Development practices that lead to placelessness and jeopardize the integrity of our cultural environment. Scholarly methods in place research.

Pre: Graduate standing or instructor’s permission.