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“Seedfolks” by Makenzie

On Friday, we visited the School of Agriculture and a local theater to meet a few important players in the community. We ended up meeting quite a few people, influential and passionate members of an intricate system of community betterment. … Continue reading

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Food, Simple.

  As I began to think about places that I found successful, I always find myself drawn back to Austin because, in my opinion, Austin is a city full of effective and wonderful public spaces. The biggest thing that Austin … Continue reading

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Puzzle Pieces in Placemaking – Makenzie Lunburg

This weekend, I was able to spend more time using and observing the Terrace space in Borgo Bello. It was a very different feel as far as involvement than I felt during the classes. It was really wonderful to see … Continue reading

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People’s Place in Place Making – Makenzie Lundburg

I am continuously finding myself more and more fascinated by the neighborhoods in Perugia. Especially knowing the history, incorporating the five different gates and their surrounding areas and the way each distinct place defines itself, I feel the city is … Continue reading

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6th Street: A look at Austin, Texas’s street safety through its nightlife.

Following our reading of Jane Jacobs, I began to see my own streets through the lens she brings to sidewalks, streets, and safety. In Austin, Texas, it is true that I feel much more comfortable in areas that are highly … Continue reading

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