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Reads tagged with “cities”

<em>Invisible Cities</em>: A Transmedia Mapping Project
Invisible Cities: A Transmedia Mapping Project

What social media activity has to do with the literal lay of the land.

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Not Your Mama’s Guidebook: The Zinester’s Guide to NYC
Not Your Mama’s Guidebook: The Zinester’s Guide to NYC

What Chinatown fishmarkets have to do with the astrology of Brooklyn.

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ComplexCity: Visualizing the Hidden Patterns of Urbanity
ComplexCity: Visualizing the Hidden Patterns of Urbanity

Warholian city maps, or what a Parisian lover has to do with urban infrastructure.

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The Museum of Possibilities
The Museum of Possibilities

What balloons have to do with civic engagement and open-source cities.

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Infinite City: A San Francisco Subcultural Atlas
Infinite City: A San Francisco Subcultural Atlas

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5 Ways to Get More of Life in the City
5 Ways to Get More of Life in the City

Ideas that claim our urban space back from the gruesome grip of commercialization, concrete and the general ugly of the city.

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