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Placemaking in Malta

This past break, Rachel and I traveled to the beautiful islands of Malta. Malta is without a doubt one of the most amazing places I’ve ever been to in my life. This is for several reasons, one of them being … Continue reading

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American Playgrounds in Italy?

In placemaking, children have (arguably) the most important role. This is due to the fact that it  can be a slow and gradual process. The project that you involve the children in is a project that will likely be completed … Continue reading

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Paris: City of Chairs

If there’s one thing Paris has in abundance (besides baguettes) it’s a slew of excellently planned public spaces. Places like Luxembourg Gardens, Tuileries Gardens, Notre Dame, and Champ du Mars are just a small few of the places in Paris … Continue reading

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Observable Social Patterns in Amsterdam

This past weekend I visited Amsterdam, Netherlands. One area I spent a majority of the time there was De Dam square, in the heart of the city. This area is an old, run-of-the-mill European city square. Surrounded on all sides … Continue reading

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Un borgo veramente bello

My observations of Corso Cavour and the surrounding areas were very enlightening. It is embarrassing to say, but I was not even aware there was another area of Perugia that was even comparable to Corso Vannucci. I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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Placemaking: Home and Abroad

Based on what we have learned so far and what I already knew, I have come to truly appreciate the concept of placemaking. Jane Jacobs discusses several key points in her essay, most notably the fact that one must correspond … Continue reading

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