"It has recently become obvious that environmental evaluation is dependent on the recognition of place in architecture. Following the concepts of place and placelessness introduced by E. Reiph and of genius loci by C. Norberg-Schulz, place and placemaking are the theme of the PAPER 1985 Conference in Melbourne. J. Sime suggests the term place affiliation to describe "the nature of a person's emotional attachment to particular physical locations". While studying placemaking processes, K. Dovey proposes to summarize the individual experience of place by an ecological knot, which is "the conjunction of the paths and projects of everyday life" related to "our soclospatial patterns, meanings and identities, both individual and collective". The recognition of place is eased by the phenomenological analysis of built space, especially at the micro-space level, as evident from the ecology of the room or home. It is expected that the place concept plays an important role in architectural history and can be instrumental in the remodeling of buildings.."