Geography of Home:
Writings on Where We Live


Geography of Home has been hailed as “an appealing, insightful collection of musings on the architecture, psychology, and history of house and home in America” (Kirkus). Now available in paperback, Geography of Home reminds us that the house is home to many things. Far more than four walls and a roof, it contains our private and public lives, our families, our memories and aspirations, and reflects our attitudes toward society, culture, the environment, and our neighbors.


Design, most of all, may be about finding this sense of fit between people, places, and things. And if you think about design as being about fit, you consider not only the physical dimensions, but the moral and social ones as well.