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The Show Must Go On! Goodby Placemaking Fall 2016 Class…Welcome Spring 2017

Hi everybody! Today will be the first day of class for Spring 2017 semester students of  ESUS 310: Placemaking: Creating Sustainable Urban Spaces and Communities  and we are very happy to welcome you in Perugia and to discover the Borgo … Continue reading

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Goodby Placemaking Spring 2016 Class…Welcome Fall 2016!

Today will be the first day of class for the Fall 2016 semester students of  ESUS 310: Placemaking: Creating Sustainable Urban Spaces and Communities (former ESUS 310: Urban Spaces: Rebuilding Community in Perugia) and we are very happy to welcome … Continue reading

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What it Means to Build a Community in Italy

The Umbra Institute follows with interest Spring 2016 Urban Spaces’ students efforts to improve Borgo Bello public spaces and community bonds. Read more about how Urban Spaces students are currently dedicating their time to better understand the community … here … Continue reading

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Goodbye Urban Spaces Class Fall 2015 and Welcome Placemaking Class Spring 2016!

Tomorrow will be the first day of class for the students of the renamed ESUS 310: Placemaking: Creating Sustainable Urban Spaces and Communities (former ESUS 310: Urban Spaces: Rebuilding Community in Perugia) and we are very happy to welcome them … Continue reading

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A living room with a view in Borgo Bello

The project for the Terrace of Via del Cortone is almost ready and will be presented to Borgo Bello community and the city of Perugia on Dicember 9th at Teatro Bicini. In the meantime the students of Urban Spaces Fall … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Happening

Thanks to Stefanie and Rachel from The Umbra Institute “Urban Spaces” class, today the pupils of the fifth grade of XX Giugno Elementary School in Borgo Bello, know more about pumpkins and Halloween tradition! Toghether with Prof. David Grohmann from the … Continue reading

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Welcome back Urban Spaces Class!

After the break, Umbra class ESUS 310 is back at work to realize the future of the terrace of the Via del Cortone! A few pictures of the intense weeks leading up to the break. Students together with OrtoBello activists … Continue reading

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My first walk around Borgo Bello by Viviana L.

This is a trial post. The students of ESUS 310 Urban Spaces: Rebuilding Community in Perugia will keep a blog-journal focusing on assigned reflections about themes discussed in class, presented in the readings, and as related to the student’s field … Continue reading

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