Monthly Archives: November 2015

A living room with a view in Borgo Bello

The project for the Terrace of Via del Cortone is almost ready and will be presented to Borgo Bello community and the city of Perugia on Dicember 9th at Teatro Bicini. In the meantime the students of Urban Spaces Fall … Continue reading

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Creativity at its finest by Esperanza H.

Last week we got to visit the puppet theatre and the makings of it. It was so amazing. We got to see the behind the scenes look of how the puppets come to be. Something that not many get to … Continue reading

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Safety in a place by Esperanza H.

 I recently went to Palermo in Sicily and to say the least I didn’t feel that safe walking the streets. It wasn’t that it was unsafe, it was more that every road we walked down, we got stared at left … Continue reading

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Pumpkins in Perugia, Stefanie B.

Last week my classmate Rachel and I had the opportunity to go to a school to teach students about Halloween. We had absolutely no idea what to expect. We only knew that carving pumpkins was part of the plan, and … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Happening

Thanks to Stefanie and Rachel from The Umbra Institute “Urban Spaces” class, today the pupils of the fifth grade of XX Giugno Elementary School in Borgo Bello, know more about pumpkins and Halloween tradition! Toghether with Prof. David Grohmann from the … Continue reading

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Lost and Confused for a Good Reason by Rachel T.

In class we performed an activity which would voice our opinions on what we believed would be the best for the terrace. On sticky notes we each wrote down what we thought the terrace should be, and express what feelings … Continue reading

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The Workshop; By Brenna Huether

Before going to the workshop we did like mock workshop so we would understand what was going to occur at the real one. As a class we agreed we want create a place where anyone is welcome and is a … Continue reading

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Gardeners of Perugia by Rachel T.

Getting to see some of the things that the Borgo Bello association is taking upon themselves hands on really made an impact on how we could be next to continue this wonderful thing they do for their town. Meeting with … Continue reading

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