This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Atribusi 4.0 Internasional. This article explores the humanistic perspective of space and place in the field of behavioural geography. Drawing on a range of disciplines, including biology, culture and architecture, the author explores the complex relationship between humans and their physical environment. The importance of place, the interplay of space and place, the influence of experience and cultural factors, and the role of the built environment in shaping social roles and relationships are explored. The article also highlights the importance of preserving historical structures and offers directions for future study in geography and ethics.