Shards of the Past: Remembrance & Foreshadowing by Jack D. Elliott, Jr.

Last year, Kent State University published a book on Historic Preservation and Urban Change (Terry Schwarz, editor). In it was a paper by a familiar author: Jack D. Elliott, Jr.…

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Bringing phenomenology to the people (but don’t call it that)

  The phenomenological approach is of particular relevance when dealing with the questions of significance for preservation. ... If a historical place is such a phenomenon, then the term ‘significant’…

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A love affair with environmental psychology and the historic environment

I just read an interesting article on the decline in the collaboration of environmental psychologists and architects. In "Architecture’s Brief Love Affair with Psychology Is Overdue a Revival" Carlos Galan-Diaz…

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Facilitating community workshops and community-based participatory research

The community workshop is a core method of my research with the Horto d'El Rey, which is part of the overall methodology of community-based participatory research. This post will cover…

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