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Participatory Design: What Children Can Teach Us

Last class we discussed Jane Jacobs’ chapter on the influence of sidewalks and children. In short, her argument centered on the need for streets/sidewalks to serve as places to play and in doing so are not only vital to the … Continue reading

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Pumpkins in Perugia, Stefanie B.

Last week my classmate Rachel and I had the opportunity to go to a school to teach students about Halloween. We had absolutely no idea what to expect. We only knew that carving pumpkins was part of the plan, and … 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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