To understand built environmental form and stimulate creative thought and design processes, learners have long been encouraged to draw from their own everyday observations and to reflect upon these. I examine experiential learning theory regarding the introduction and consideration of odor in architecture and urbanism teaching practices. I advocate the inclusion of scent training as an essential component in delivering a more corporally informed knowledge of the built environment. I suggest that a more full-bodied approach to experiential learning might easily be accommodated within education in the built environment, and that this would contribute towards the delivery of a more humanistic city.