Reading List

List Creator

Don Gill

University of Lethbridge

Walking

Articles related to space/place/ walking/imaging


  • Online

    Willful Waters

    Places Journal

    Los Angeles and its river have long been enmeshed in an epic struggle for control.

  • Online

    Into the Uncanny Valley

    Places Journal

    It is disconcerting when we can’t quite sort out the relationship of an image to the world.

  • Online

    A Map of Radical Bewilderment

    Places Journal

    Forget his reputation as a nature writer. Henry David Thoreau was also a highly trained, well regarded, disciplined though eccentric land surveyor.

  • Online

    Mythologies of Placemaking

    Places Journal

    Designers and planners talk about “sense of place,” but this murky buzzword often serves to rally support for redevelopment projects that ignore deep patterns of local culture.

  • Online

    Cloud and Field

    Places Journal

    On the resurgence of “field guides” in a networked age. We’ve moved from birding to dronewatching, from natural history to dark ecology. But are we still looking through colonialist binoculars?

  • Online

    The Photographer and Architecture

    Places Journal

    Photography is a ship carrying light and space and heading toward the future.

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