Environmental Memories

  • Clare Cooper Marcus
Part of the Human Behavior and Environment book series (HUBE, volume 12)


Appropriation, attachment, and identity refer collectively to the idea that people invest places with meaning and significance and act in ways that reflect their bonding and linkage with places. Appropriation means that the person is transformed in the process of appropriating the environment. (Werner, Airman, & Oxley, 1985, p. 5)


Place Attachment Hiding Place Significant Place Play Area Current Home 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clare Cooper Marcus
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  1. 1.Department of Landscape ArchitectureUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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