Jesse Shapins -- PhD student and co-instructor of "Media Archaeology of Place" at Harvard; co-founder of Union Docs; and co-creator of Mapping Main Street, Yellow Arrow, and Pleriplurban -- will be joining us in class on October 20. He's asked ...Read More

Artist, historian and urban spelunker Steve Duncan will be giving a keynote talk October 8 in the auditorium at Conflux HQ. Steve’s photography explores the hidden side of quotidian urban life, taking his audience to the forgotten spaces of New ...Read More

This exhibition presents eleven architectural projects on five continents that respond to localized needs in underserved communities. These innovative designs signal a renewed sense of commitment, shared by many of today’s practitioners, to the social responsibilities of architecture. Though this ...Read More

Bring to Light: Nuit Blanche NYC from Michael Zick Doherty on Vimeo. Bring to Light is New York City's first-ever Nuit Blanche festival. A Nuit Blanche is an all night arts festival of installations and performances celebrating the magic ...Read More

Because we'll be welcoming our Parsons mapping partners, Jessica Irish and Jane Pirone, in class on 9/29 -- and because I'd like to give you more time to work on your project proposals, which are due 10/6 -- I've reorganized ...Read More

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Please note that I posted a slightly revised syllabus, reflecting small changes to the assigned readings for 9/29 and 10/6. You'll find these changes reflected in the "Readings" section, too. Rest assured that although the lists are long, the total ...Read More

The Arcade Fire's new multi-paned video for "We Used to Wait" -- a Google "Chrome Experience" -- makes use of HTML5, animation, and map mashups. Google's Aaron Koblin says, in an interview with Wired, “One of the biggest struggles ...Read More

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Listening There: Scenes from Ghana Exhibition September 23, 2010 Studio-X New York 180 Varick Street Free and Open to Public "Listening There: Scenes from Ghana," a collaboration between Mabel Wilson and Peter Tolkin, is an exhibition of photographs and videos by SideProjects that cuts a spatial and ...Read More