Creative Villages

Creative Villages The world is full of creative villages, the vast majority having been developed organically over centuries of use. Their buildings were huddled close together, often around a major religious or government building which frequently accompanied an open town square. The town square became the focus of gatherings ranging from fresh market vendors to public hangings. It was the center of resident gatherings and often featured access to government buildings, hotels for visitors and restaurants that expanded their table settings into the square. Unlike more modern cities that developed neighborhoods of poor people close the center, the lower income residents of historic villages were frequently pushed to the outskirts […]

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