-Place is the intersection where ecological, economic and social worlds meet. It is the
site where communities and individuals construct sustainable [or unsustainable] landscapes from
past experiences and future intentions”.
-Earthscan Publications, London.
STORY-TELLING AND COMMUNITY VISIONING
Sense of place links
issues of place (where we are) to issues of identity (who we are).
It provides a useful
vehicle to explore people’s perceptions of, and identification
within, a regional
area. Sense of place results from the interplay among the physical
attributes of an
area, people’s conceptions and interpretations, and their actions and