Learning from a sense of place.

Places have great meaning in our lives. We can develop powerful associations with both the countryside and the built environment. There are places we hate and places we love, places we remember and places we try to forget.
Wordle: Sense of place

ABOUT THIS SEMINAR
This single session was open to anyone interested in exploring how they can learn more about the ways that places have influenced people. It was an interactive discussion based seminar which combined some of the theoretical approaches to this topic with an opportunity to share your thoughts about places.

WHO WAS THIS FOR?
This was a taster session.

WHERE?
This seminar took place at the Derbyshire Eco Centre near Wirksworth in Derbyshire. Directions

A PLACE THAT MEANS  A LOT TO YOU

Participants came prepared to speak in a small group (3 people)  for 3 or four minutes  about a place that meant a  lot to them. Some people brought along an artefact (eg a photo, a rock ..)

VIRTUAL PARTICIPANTS

There were two ‘virtual participants’ who submitted their thoughts by video from Washington state  in the USA.

Take a look at what Dan Corum has to say.

Dan Corum – Commencement Bay – Washington State



Now see what Kate Reedy has to say from Washington State

WHO WILL RUN THIS?
Alastair Clark .

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Email to alastairclark@yahoo.com with title ‘Sense of Place’
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