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Southern Spain: Cordoba

We arrived in Cordoba in time to grab a quick lunch before heading out to see the important sights of the city. We only had  one night in Cordoba so we only had time to see the big things. After … Continue reading

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Travels Part 3 – Paris Continued

Part of our touring involved walking down the Champs-Élysées, partly to observe a dense pedestrian boulevard and partly to see some projects along the way. We started down by the Arch de Triomph: The Citroen showroom was an interesting stop: … Continue reading

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South-Eastern Coastal Park

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Mt. Tibidabo

Last week, Catherine came to visit for a few days before heading off to Bernard and Aude’s house in Manosque. We had a 3 day weekend, so we had some extra time to explore some new things around Barcelona that … Continue reading

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Montjuic Exploration

This past weekend we split up into groups in order to explore two parks across town for an assignment. My group explored Montjuic, the mountainous park bracketing the southwestern edge of the city, located directly on the water. The national … Continue reading

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Field Studies in Urbanism: Parc Joan Miró

For Bob Harris’ field studies class, we were divided up into groups to examine major public spaces in Barcelona. My group chose to examine a large urban park called Parc Joan Miró. The park is dedicated to the famous artist/painter, … Continue reading

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Field Studies in Barca

This past week we spent exploring some of the city for our field studies class – similar to what we were doing in the other cities we visited already. Bob Harris, the dean of the Masters of Landscape Architecture program … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Rioja

After leaving Bilbao, we took the scenic route through Rioja on our way to Vitoria for our last night of the trip. Rioja is the rich wine country located in northern Spain. After the Franco era ended, and the ban … Continue reading

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3 Days in Madrid (and Toledo)

Our first day of field studies started at 6AM. Even though we just sat/slept on the bus for the next 7 hours, it was still way too early. With a quick stop in Zaragoza for some lunch at a truck … Continue reading

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Pictures from the past few days

Included: Market in Aix-en-Provence Parts of the old church in Aix Views from Dauphin and Banon

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