Author Archives: mchipman17

Community Meeting

This past Wednesday we met with some of the head people in the community to help us with the Terrace del Cortone. We put our suggestions for the terrace in a grid like visual to help conceptualize and display our … Continue reading

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Planning for the Terrace

The reading for last week really emphasized that as place makers nothing is fixed, and that the project is really at the mercy of the community, the commitment, officials, and the budget. Placemaking like life is a system it works … Continue reading

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What to do about the terrace with a view

Last class we spent a better part of our time brainstorming about the future for the terrace, and coming up with possible solutions and additions to the previous classes plans. The previous class had really BIG and grandiose ideas including  a … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello Trip 2

During our second trip to Borgo Bello we visited our placemaking workshop tucked away at a University near San Pietro. The plans for our second trip were to repair some of the worn furniture on the terrace, and add a few … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello

After living in the center of Perugia for three weeks I finally made it down the staircase by my house to Borgo Bello. As we got to the last stair there was an immediate shift in the air, and it … Continue reading

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