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(Dis) Assembling #stacktivism, A Salon :: Pre Event – Reading list

Wednesday 15 October – 6.30 – 9.00PM.

The Goethe – Institut Library


:: Reading list ::

“How do we invent bad criteria for rotten infrastructure, the sliding of norms to the always incomplete and the already broken? 332 more words

Built Environment

Time, GIS and cartography

Dr. Kenneth Field recently addressed “The notion that a phenomena that varies temporally is difficult to model“, arguing that from space-time cubes and Story Maps, to coxcombs (aka polar area plots aka rose diagrams), mapping time has perhaps never been as well supported, specifically withinArcScene or ArcGIS Pro. 18 more words

Built Environment

Istanbul Loves: SALT Beyoğlu, Summer Homes: Claiming the coast

On my recent week-long trip to Istanbul I did what I naturally do in a foreign place – apart from meandering around without aim and eating far too much, which Istanbul is also perfect for – check out the modern art museums. 449 more words


A Place to be Truly Human

A few months ago, my 5-year old daughter, Noelle, said “Daddy, I wish all the places we needed to go were close by so that we could walk to them and wouldn’t have to drive the car.”  Of course, with my interest in walkable and bikeable cities, I took this opportunity to affirm the beauty of her statement and to reassure her that neighborhoods where most of the things a person needs are within walking distance really do exist. 1,832 more words


Knocking the Corners off the Square Mile

The Chief Planner of London, Peter Wynne Rees discusses some of the methods use in planning the City of London and the difficulties of planning a historic city. 129 more words