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Transportation In Paris

This past weekend I made my way to Paris (Brooke and I happened to go at the same time). I had to return to Perugia on my own since I travel with my friends from home and they did not … Continue reading

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Urban Play – Curtis Brown

The freedom to play without supervision was something I hadn’t put much thought into until reading this article. I grew up in the suburbs of Portland Maine, with the iconic white picket fence (photo could sadly not be found). Ever … Continue reading

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Public Space – Curtis Brown

This week’s reading got me thinking about community spaces that I have encountered and what makes them successful. In my hometown, there are a few public spaces that are used and many that go unused. Congress Square Park was a … Continue reading

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Public Spaces – Curtis Brown

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Sustainable Urbanism – By Curtis Brown

Jane Jacob’s call for Sustainable Urban has always been interesting to me. In his writing, Anirban Adhya claims that sustainable urbanism is a “walkable and transit-served urbanism integrated with high-performance infrastructure” (219). While visiting European cities like Vienna, Florence, and … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello and Via Dei Priori by Curtis Brown

The star-shaped city of Perugia has many different communities within them. The two central communities that I have interacted with in this city is the community in the area around the street Via Dei Priori and Borgo Bello. The Via … Continue reading

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