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"walks of life," "walking in another person's shoes." "Noticing" is the third ingredient
that makes the experience complete. It's not that designers can, or should, create
spaces that are filled with excitement at every turn - only that they remember walking
is an essential part of our being and that an engaged existence requires that we all
experience our surroundings to the greatest degree we can.
GORDON S. GRICE is a freelance writer and editor, and Editor of The Right Angle Journal.

REFERENCES
1. Motloch, John L. Introduction to Landscape Design, Second Edition. NYC: John Wiley, 2001
2. In researching "walking" for this essay, I found 80,000 results on Amazon.com; in a Google search, I
found 1.3 billion sites, the first of many pages, being dedicated to the TV show "Walking Dead"
3. Motloch, 158
4. Badalge, Keshia. "What Makes a City Livable to You?" ArchDaily, 09:30, 28 April, 2018
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5. Walljasper, Jay "The Positive Power of Walking," Utne Reader
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6. Rudofsky, Bernard. Streets are for Walking. NYC: VNR, 1969
7. Quinn, Tara. In a review of The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd, Brick 98, Winter 2017, 60

BRIEF BIBLIOGRAPHY
Gros, Frédéric. A Philosophy of Walking
Solnit, Rebecca. Wanderlust: A History of Walking
Nicholson, Geoff. The Lost Art of Walking: The History, Science, and Literature of Pedestrianism
Thoreau, Henry David. "Walking"
Fermor, Patrick Leigh. Trilogy: A Time of Gifts; Between the Woods and the Water; The Broken Road

VENICE
by DAVID GILLETT, OAA

The Grand Canal, Venice.
DRAWING: THE AUTHOR

ll ancient cities started like Venice in one particular way, as a pedestrian realm.
But even the oldest of these learned to accommodate horse and carriage,
tram and omnibus, scooter, automobile, train and diesel bus. Venice alone
remains a city traversed only by foot aided now and then by short boat rides.
It is a place where the visitor re-learns the rudimentary value of walking.
But before that, you have to get there.
It's advisable, when first visiting Venice, to approach by water. From Marco Polo
airport, overpriced wooden launches are available for the film festival A-listers, or the
Alilaguna waterbus for the rest of us. This is to approach Venice in a way befitting an
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018

Message from the Board
Walking
Integrated Building Design... and More
Feature Project: Guelph Market Square
Index of Advertisers
Locations
The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018 - Intro
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The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018 - Message from the Board
The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018 - Walking
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The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018 - Integrated Building Design... and More
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The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018 - Feature Project: Guelph Market Square
The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018 - Index of Advertisers
The Right Angle Journal - Summer 2018 - Locations
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