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Field Trip!

For our field trip, we spent the day interacting with the people, workstations, and landmarks that Borgo Bello and the Agriculture school had to offer. We briefly toured the area but were provided some of the rich history that made … Continue reading

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Agricultural School

This past Friday we visited our peers at the Agriculture School, part of the University of Perugia. They’re located in Borgo Bello, just across from the park. When we arrived we had a short tour of the grounds which included … Continue reading

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Importance of Sidewalks

I unfortunately was unable to attend Friday’s field trip to Borgo Bello due to prior travel engagements. So, instead I will talk more about Tuesday’s class in relation to the reading. When I first read the title of the reading, … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello Day Trip

Every time I visit Borgo Bello I find something new. This week our place-making class was granted special access to the agricultural university and their gardens. It was so wonderful to see plants in bloom and growing. Even though the … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello Trip 2

During our second trip to Borgo Bello we visited our placemaking workshop tucked away at a University near San Pietro. The plans for our second trip were to repair some of the worn furniture on the terrace, and add a few … Continue reading

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San Pietro Community Garden Reflection

Anirban Adhya’s chapter in Jane Jacobs and the Theory of Placemaking in Debates of Sustainable Urbanism highlights the importance of community participation and local knowledge in tandem with professional knowledge in the process of urban planning. Professional knowledge alone is isolating … Continue reading

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Sidewalks and Borgo Bello

In class, we discussed the readings on sidewalks and city safety by Jane Jacobs. This piece informed me a lot more on how a community comes together to protect themselves and others from crime and other unfortunate events. I hardly … Continue reading

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Deeper in the Neighborhood

Last Friday we went to Borgo Bello in order to meet Professor David Grohmann. According to the original schedule we should have gone to the Agriculture Department for a little tour of the activities they do inside and then, once … Continue reading

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The Power of Placemaking

The process of place-making should be approached in an should be approached with the community in mind. A public space needs to meet the needs of the community because if the space does not meet the communities needs, it is … Continue reading

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Place-Making: A Relationship

Place-making is a relationship with the community. The key to having a good relationship is communication. You must be able to observe, listen, and ask questions, as said in the article “What is Place-making?”. You must focus on their needs, and your … Continue reading

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