Tag Archives: Community engagement

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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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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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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Lost and Confused for a Good Reason by Rachel T.

In class we performed an activity which would voice our opinions on what we believed would be the best for the terrace. On sticky notes we each wrote down what we thought the terrace should be, and express what feelings … Continue reading

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Brainstorming begins by Suprima Bhele

So far, we had seen the site, went around the area, and discussed about what a participatory placemaking is. The next step was to implement our learning into further action and that was to achieve a collective vision for the future. Hence with … 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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