Session9 : Mannahatta

In response to Mannahatta, I am personally impressed by the project’s intention that attempted to illustrate underlying ecological layer of the past fruitful Manhattan and raises questions to public to pay attention to original ecological conditions before the massive urbanization. By gathering information from historical documents, interpretation of The…

Session7 : Tunnel No.3 Site Observation

To observe invisible infrastructure is one of the most challenging question for the project. Obviously, it is because physical structures are hidden more than 300 feet below ground surface in the Manhattan’s bedrock layer. However, there are 30 vertical shafts where are the access to this mysterious tunnel No.…

Session6 : Reading Response

In response to the reading, Mapping is a fantastic instrument to uncover, reveal, either portray the uncovering world those we have never imagined before. Just like Corner described in The Agency of Mapping: Critique and intervention, the function of mapping is less to mirror reality than to engender the re-shaping…

#3 “Hardest Places to live in the U.S.?”

In response to the Alan Flippen’s article, “Where are the hardest places to live in the U.S.” I found obvious difficulty in the methodology that the author of the map used quantitative statistics in order to depict qualitative situation, hardship in living. As we can see in the…