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Southern Spain: Merida & Sevilla

From Cordoba, we departed for Merida, a smaller city located a couple of hours northwest of Cordoba. It is mostly known for its abundance of Roman ruins, most notable of which being an old bridge and several miles of aqueducts. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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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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Field Studies: Southern Spain Edition

…and so continues my effort to finish blogging about my semester abroad as I sit in my warm room at home on Mercer Island. Continuing from the last post, we arrived back in Barcelona from Lisbon at around midnight. The … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial, Berlin

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Igualada Cemetery – Enric Miralles

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) and Biblioteca Sant Antoni

The Sant Antoni Library was a place we visited for one of our classes. It’s an interesting building to inhabit and examine because of its non-traditional integration into the Cerda grid. Through the middle of the library is an opening … Continue reading

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Place and Culture: Barcelona (and more)

This past week we walked to some interesting projects as part of one of our classes called “Place and Culture.” Basically it’s just an excuse to look at cool buildings. The first one we visited was called the Center of Contemporary Culture … 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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