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Town Meeting

Last Wednesday we had the privilege of hosting a meeting for the members of Borgo Bello who are interested in helping us with our plan for the terrace. The meeting had an interesting dynamic because most of us (myself included) do … Continue reading

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Involving Children

We discussed more of Jane Jacobs’ work in class on Tuesday about children and their usage of parks. She really went into great detail about how dangerous parks are for children. She spoke of gangs, violence and in some cases … Continue reading

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Terrace Ideas

Last class we split up into groups and brainstormed ideas for the terrace. The previous class had a great vision for the terrace, however I felt like it was a little unrealistic because there is only so much you can … Continue reading

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Importance of Sidewalks

I unfortunately was unable to attend Friday’s field trip to Borgo Bello due to prior travel engagements. So, instead I will talk more about Tuesday’s class in relation to the reading. When I first read the title of the reading, … Continue reading

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Exploring Borgo Bello

After being in Perugia for three weeks, I was amazed to see that there was a quaint little town that I had never discovered just minutes from where I frequently eat and shop. Borgo Bello directly translates to “beautiful town” … Continue reading

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