Perspective Mapping: South Station

Tasked with returning to South Station, the following observations were made in light of an essay by urban media designer, Martijn de Waal (of The Mobile City) entitled The City as Interface: How New Media Are Changing the City. In the essay, de Waal specifies some public space as part of the "urban public sphere," namely any accessible …

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Mapping Public Spaces: South Station Part 2

After two assignments considering the mapping of South Station, this capstone project is both a summary of research and critique of mapping methodology. The first visualization observes activity of patrons of South Station in the ticketing and food court atrium. Dots are placed on a plan view of the atrium to show different activity by location. …

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City as Interface (2014) by M. de Waal + New Spatial Context (1971) by Albers, et al.

The City as Interface: How New Media Are Changing the City (2014) by Martin de Waal REFLECTION de Waal's vision of cities as interfaces for private domains and publics is an interesting perspective for mapping. The idea of parochial domains is widely understood, especially in an age where digital domains allow the transformation of public …

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