2 edition of Our conversation with things and places found in the catalog.
Our conversation with things and places
Open University. Art and Environment Course Team.
|Statement||prepared for the Course Team by Christopher Cornford.|
|Series||A second level interdisciplinary course, Art and Environment; unit 2, TAD 292; 2|
About a year ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Fr. Donald Calloway in person. I remember our meeting because it occurred at a very special occasion: the premier of the beautiful movie Mary of Nazareth. During the day, Fr. Calloway and I each had the opportunity to interview the film’s star, Actress Alissa More. The light and smells in places like hospitals can often depress us. And, our favorite room at home keeps us sane. But why? Immunologist Esther Sternberg explains the scientific research revealing how physical spaces create stress and make us sick — and how good design can trigger our “brain’s internal pharmacies” and help heal us.
community and how we can restore our belief that we can get things done together. • Focused on learning. We pledge to follow up with you after the conversation to share what we’ve learned and how we will use that information. Secondly, what these conversations are not: • A town hall, academic research or a focus group. They are Size: KB. Peter Kageyama is the author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and the follow up, Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places. Planetizen recognized For the Love of Cities as a Top 10 Book in in urban planning, design and development.
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