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The True Nature of the Cortone Terrance by Morgan Nash

Throughout the semester my class has slowly learned about the neighborhood of Borgo Bello, particularly the area surrounding the terrace on Via del Cortone. From observations to interviews we have found that most of the time the terrace is a … Continue reading

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Looking at the Terrace in Different Lights by Morgan Nash

Last week a fellow student (Giselle) and I went to the Terrazza del Cortone in Borgo Bello for an observational study. We explored the area for a little while – noticing changes in furniture and trash that come with a … Continue reading

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Collaboration of City Professionals and the Locals by Morgan Nash

With so many philosophies and theories on city planning, it can be hard to determine the best method for creating a great city. Anirban Adhya analyzed the work of Jane Jacobs in Jane Jacobs and the Theory of Placemaking in … Continue reading

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Effect of “Eyes on the Street” by Morgan Nash

In Jane Jacob’s book The Death and Life of Great American Cities she calls attention to various aspects of cities and its effects on the community. One of the key factors of a city is its use of walkways and … Continue reading

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A Look at Community in Borgo Bello by Morgan Nash

The word “community” often brings to mind several images of people coming together and interacting with one another in some form. I find that this word to be comforting and gives a feeling of inclusiveness. There are millions of different … Continue reading

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