We see them every day, popping up on our Twitter feeds, filtered through blogs, or even scattered throughout the New York Times: maps portraying not the usual locations or destinations, but data.
Datablog editor Simon Rogers states: "... anyone with basic computer skills could learn to do it at no cost. ...the key to making data maps work lies in layering. While one set of data on a map is interesting, two or more tell a story that really teaches us something."
"Jacobs stood in that great American tradition of celebrating the freedom on the individual, the right to privacy and the capacity of autonomous individuals to get along together as part of city life. At the same time as she was writing in defence of the free association and custom and norms developed free from government planning and social engineering..."
Berlage Institute May 30, 2011 Rem Koolhaas: Three in One. The lecture provides an overview of OMA’s recent thinking and will cover three interrelated topics: the growth of Preservation, and its blind spots; architecture and democracy; and the...
The photographs in this collection relate to Kevin Lynch's study The Perceptual Form of the City, conducted in Boston, Massachusetts from 1954-1959.
In 1954 MIT Professor Kevin Lynch began studying city form in a five year project funded by The Rockefeller Foundation. The study was done under the direction of Lynch and Professor Gyorgy Kepes at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Urban and Regional Studies. Their research findings were the foundation of Lynch's theories on city planning discussed in his seminal work The Image of the City.
The suburbs of major metropolitan areas captured the overwhelming majority of population growth between 2000 and 2010, actually increasing their share of growth, ...However, it is often not understood that much of the recent central city growth has actually been suburban in nature, rather than core densification.