Garbage Update

Nina: I was looking at the contracting process in the carting industry. I looked into regulations governing the hiring of carting companies and the germs that their contacts entail, overseen by the Business Integrity Commission. In doing this research, the most major discovery I made was that, as of this…

Hamilton Ave. MTS visit

Today I went to visit the Hamilton Ave. MTS in Brooklyn. There were a few things that surprised me about my site visit. The first thing was how close the MTS actually was to the daily life of people, and how much that didn’t seem to faze residents. Obviously,…

Corner Response

My biggest takeaway from the James Corner reading was the necessity of using new frameworks when trying to get new information from the mapping process. I have often been frustrated with previous maps I've made when I can't retrieve information in an abstracted way like I've intended. Perhaps this is…

Images and Data

I appreciated the combined use of images and data that the Miami Herald article used to present their argument. The opening image was especially poignant to support the later data about the percentage of "uninhabitable" homes within different subdivisions. The use of such aerial images and statistics further…