Tag Archives: Perugia

Quiet Amidst the Din: Salotto con Vista

My first impression upon walking to the Salotto con Vista, was how peaceful the little terrace felt. I had just walked there from my last class further up in Borgo Bello, and the streets of the city were full of … Continue reading

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Where Idealism Meets Action

This past Sunday my classmates and I participated in one of the the most important aspects of placemaking: work. So often in many of the planning circles I’ve been involved in, it is too often the case that we never … Continue reading

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Not a sidewalk, not a park but a Terrace!

Since the first discussion we made in class, one element has been depicted as one of the most important issues you have to take in consideration as a placemaker: the safety of the place. Of course, even common sense suggests … 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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About Borgo Bello

  Sadly, last tuesday I had the flu and I coudn’t join our first visit to Borgo bello with the class. Anyway, in the past three years, i had more than a change to enjoy this beautiful place. Once you go … Continue reading

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And so it begins By Liliana Bravo, Journal 4

The workshop that we attended last week was full of excitement as our professors explained to community members their plans for the terrace. Young and older members, brimming with ideas, shared their visions for what could be created on the … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello First Impressions- Jimmy Rotondo

Jimmy Rotondo 9/22/15 Journal Entry #1 When we were heading down to Borgo Bello I was honestly expecting it to be more run down than it was. The way it was being discussed in class, I thought it would be … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Borgo Bello, Stefanie B.

  My expectations for Borgo Bello were quite low due to our class discussion, and the fact that I usually go into situations with no expectations. But, I am the first to admit that my first impression of Borgo Bello … 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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