Category Archives: Class Journal

The New and Improved Terrace

This might look like the average side street to a person passing by, but it is not. It leads to a terrace that is loved and taken care of by the community. In the beginning of April our placemaking class … Continue reading

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Sunday Clean Up

This past weekend, we had the opportunity to engage with some of the “zealous nuts” of the Borgo Bello community. There was a great turnout at the clean up, and we didn’t just clean. We listened to music, danced and ate some … Continue reading

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Placemaking: where puppets meet Canederli.

Our last meeting, on February 28th, was really interesting! We went on the terrace and started from the analysis of some practical aspects that were pointed out during the community meeting the week before. We divided in two groups, one … Continue reading

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The Symposium

Last Wednesday we had our first briefing with the community at the Teatro di Figura. We were so excited to present the ideas we came up with during past classes and, more important, we wanted to see what the community … Continue reading

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Community

The community meeting last Wednesday was not only fun, but informative for me. It was nice to see all of the people invested and interested in helping create the terrace into something even better than it is now. I also … Continue reading

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Community Meeting

I found last weeks’s community meeting at the puppet theater to be extremely valuable. I had my doubts about the community members’ interest in our project, let alone showing up to the meeting. I was surprised by their enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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Community Meeting

  Last Wednesday our class got to meet the active community members of Borgo Bello. It was great to see people show up and care about the terrace. Everyone who showed up looked engaged and ready to take part in … Continue reading

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Town Meeting

Last Wednesday we had the privilege of hosting a meeting for the members of Borgo Bello who are interested in helping us with our plan for the terrace. The meeting had an interesting dynamic because most of us (myself included) do … Continue reading

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First Community Meeting

Last week we went to Borgo Bello to the puppet studio to meet with about 15 community members from Borgo Bello. It was nice to be introduced to some of them and at least see the faces of the people … Continue reading

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Community Plans for Action

This past Wednesday we attended the community meeting that proposed a “Plan of Action” for the terrace, with the main objective of creating obtainable goals for the terrace in the upcoming months as well as having an idea for possible … Continue reading

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