Comment on Kuntal Rami’s “Famous Public Squares of Italy & It’s Importance in Urban Fabric”

Kuntal discusses public squares which he visited during the MAUD field trip to Italy, and the importance these squares hold within their respective cities. He highlights how the squares are used for festivals, public gathering and markets, stressing how their role is a significant one in cities. This supports Camillo Sitte’s (1945) claim, that cities had…
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The position of urban green space in 21st Century

Urban green space had gain attention from people all over the world, especially in the city that under development. Most of the new develop city had include urban green space in their planning. It can be in various form, such as roof garden, pocket park, vertical green, and urban farm. No matter in what form,…
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Famous Public Squares of Italy & It’s Importance in Urban Fabric

Recently I traveled to some of the most beautiful cities of Italy. In this blog, I would like to share my experience of the famous Italian Piazzas or Public Squares and its importance for the residents and tourists. I will be mentioning Piazzas of Milan, Florence, and Venice in this blog which I visited during the trip….
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A travel to Vienna: One of the most liveable cities in the world

Introduction “ ‘Live and let live’ was the famous Viennese motto, which today still seems to me to be more humane than all the categorical imperatives, and it maintained itself throughout all classes.” (The World of Yesterday: Memories of a European, Stefan Zweig) In Stefan Zweig’s description of Vienna at the start of the 20th…
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Trip to Lancaster Co-Housing

Initially, at the start of the housing design project, we were introduced to the Co-Housing (CH) model of living I was apprehensive about this model of living. It could be argued that student’s halls have a similar construct to CH. In the sense that we all had a bedroom, shared a communal kitchen/living-room, some halls…
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Trip to New York City & It’s Amazing Skyline.

A trip to New York City As a child I had always wanted to visit New York City and its amazing skyline . I became fascinated by the city after watching numerous movies, set in a great urban metropolis bustling with a hive of activity. During my studies, I’ve gained a deeper appreciation for this…
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