A sense of place matters for people and communities. When a suburb is created from scratch, close attention needs to be paid to the cues from the landscape and meanings people attach to the area.
Why our understanding of the relationship between ‘place’ and ‘language’ is crucial for social justice.
How you use the word 'shithole' depends on your gender, which paints Trump's latest misstep as yet another case of toxic masculinity.
Home can be a slippery concept. But psychologists have long understood that it plays a huge role in self-identity and emotional well-being.
Public spaces have become more, not less, important to our experience of cities in the digital era. These technologies can be used to confound and enlarge our experiences of and connections to place.
Melbourne ranks as the World's Most Liveable City. But does that tell us what people really love? Lovability is a new approach to city metrics.
Big ideas and big dollars have been invested in making 'memorable' places. Paradoxically, as similar solutions are adapted in diverse settings worldwide, this can lead to an uneasy new placelessness.