Vol. 20 No. 1 (2022): Walking and Staying in the Landscape

Walking off the Map, or the arrière-pays

John Dixon Hunt
Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania
Published July 1, 2022
  • Robert Macfarlane,
  • Yves Bonnefoy,
  • meanings,
  • Thomas Clark,
  • hinterlands
How to Cite
Dixon Hunt, J. (2022). Walking off the Map, or the arrière-pays. Ri-Vista. Research for Landscape Architecture, 20(1), 286-293. https://doi.org/10.36253/rv-13082


The essay explores what some recent writers have seen as the actual and metaphysical meanings of walking and how it impacts how we walk and design in both undesigned and designed spaces.