Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Traveling Box

The contrast between the simplicity of the container and the deep transformation of urban form is remarkable. The Traveling Box ,an interdisciplinary conference being held November 8,9, and 10 at UC Santa Barbara, explores a wide range of the social, economic, and cultural impacts of containerization.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Norfolk's Light Rail

The Hampton Roads Pilot Online map of Norfolk's light rail uses Flash web technology to combine animation, maps, and passenger data, effectively illustrating the new light rail system that is now under development in Virginia. I especially like that people and buildings are included in the context of the technology.

Market, Mercado

Otavalo Market, Equador is one of many images they powerfully convey the connection among commerce, culture and food in the Flickr pool tagged Market, Mercado.