Author Archives: dchennies

The New and Improved Terrace

This might look like the average side street to a person passing by, but it is not. It leads to a terrace that is loved and taken care of by the community. In the beginning of April our placemaking class … Continue reading

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Community Meeting

  Last Wednesday our class got to meet the active community members of Borgo Bello. It was great to see people show up and care about the terrace. Everyone who showed up looked engaged and ready to take part in … Continue reading

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Plans for the Future

I am proud to be able to work with such a great community. From being able to visit a school and collaborate with children to having an upcoming meeting with locals. I think Borgo Bello works so hard to be … Continue reading

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Terrace Ideas

  A definition of placemaking that helps to define this project is to “take back the public realm to create memorable, beautiful, vibrant places where people want to gather and participate in the community”.  I think this definition really brings … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello Day Trip

Every time I visit Borgo Bello I find something new. This week our place-making class was granted special access to the agricultural university and their gardens. It was so wonderful to see plants in bloom and growing. Even though the … Continue reading

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Exploring Borgo Bello

The class trip to Borgo Bello was my first time seeing this beautiful little neighborhood. I was impressed by the beauty and life in this small part of Perugia. I have not explored a lot of Perugia so coming to … Continue reading

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