SFU Public Square, in partnership with Vancity present We The City: An Evening at the Centre, an engaging and interactive celebration of the important role that arts and culture play in reflecting and shaping the fabric of our cities. Candy Chang, Teju Cole, and Buffy Sainte-Marie will give compelling talks and Mo …
This fun Massimo Vignelli inspired Metroplasm ‘subway’ map was designed for the 30th Anniversary Ghostbusters Commemorative art project.
My (transit-oriented) tribute to the 2014 Canadian Olympic men’s ice hockey team.
Viewing his Mount Pleasant neighbourhood from behind a camera gave Emmanuel Buenviaje a new perspective on Vancouver.
This week’s wrap of good reads for urbanists.
Dave Delisle has created a map of Vancouver’s SkyTrain transit system, done in the Super Mario Bros 3 map style.
8-Bit Cities make cities feel foreign yet familiar by bringing together the lo-fi maps of 1980s role-playing games and today’s web maps.
Earlier, I brought-you the Colour of Cities, features Flickr mash-ups. This week it is time to play with Goole Maps. Rorschmap is a Google Maps mashup by James Bridle that creates kaleidoscopic views of cities and other locations from around the world.
New York City
Note: The kaleidoscope works best in Safari and Chrome on Mac. Firefox and iPhones/iPads will struggle. Not sure about PCs.
- Rorschach’s New York ID (miksplace.wordpress.com)
Here is this weeks selection of news and views for urbanists.
Regular readers know that I have a fascination with street art. I recently came across this video that takes graffiti to an entirely new level.