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Safer with Children – By: Kristen Palardy

Something we have mentioned in class a lot is how children make the place. Whenever you see children around an area you assume it is a safe space with limitless opportunities. As we have mentioned this topic many times in … Continue reading

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Drastic Impact of a Cul-de-sac – By: Kristen Palardy

This reading has showed how necessary children are in the creation of a successful place. If a place is deemed safe and entertaining enough for children, then parents, siblings, grandparents, babysitters and their friends will also be drawn to the … Continue reading

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Sunny Spaces Make the Best Places – By: Kristen Palardy

Most true places are made due to the natural force conditions surrounding it, sometimes without the creator even realizing. In “The Social Life of Small Urban Places,” William Whyte discusses how places cannot be formed without the sun, wind, and … Continue reading

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Possibilities of Public Transportation – By Kristen Palardy

As the world’s population grows, the number of cities and the number of people in cities will  grow as well. This makes it even more important to consider the environmental impacts resulting from this; which can be lessened through sustainable … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello to Barcelona

Before this course, I had never thought about the idea that places had to be created. I assumed they would either just become a popular spot, or not, over time. Typically, historical sites are seen as the main places in … Continue reading

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