David Seamon is a Professor of Architecture at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Trained in geography and environment-behavior research, he is interested in a phenomenological approach to place, architecture, and environmental design as place making.
His books include A Geography of the Lifeworld: Movement, Rest, and Encounter (Palgrave Macmillan, 1979); Dwelling, Place, and Environment: Towards a Phenomenology of Person and World (edited with Robert Mugerauer; 1985; rev. ed., Krieger, 2000); Dwelling, Seeing, and Designing: Toward a Phenomenological Ecology (State University of New York, 1993); and Goethe’s Way of Science: A Phenomenology of Nature (edited with Arthur Zajonc, State University of New York, 1998). He edits the Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology Newsletter. More information is available at www.arch.ksu.edu/seamon/.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- ...By Bringing People Together or Keeping Them Apart: The Spatial Configuration of Roads and Other Pathways
A response to “To build or not to build a road… how do we honor the landscape?”
- Bringing People Together or Keeping Them Apart: The Spatial Configuration of Roads and Other Pathways
From Minding Nature’s May 2012, Volume 5, Number 1 issue.
- Environmental & Architectural Phenomenology Newsletter
Read articles on Environmental & Architectural Phenomenology in this journal edited by David Seamon.