Site Visit to Penn Station

I spent Sunday afternoon in Penn Station. The following photos I took vary from underground to ground, platform to tracks, passengers to staffs, trying to show those different conditions in different scenes. In this way, I tried to capture not only the space but also people's activities and emotion there.…

Penn Station Map

New York City has the best public transportation system in the country, but it brings people in and out of Manhattan, which is a limitation for people living in the region and is the main reason for the station being overcrowded within Manhattan. New Jersey Transit(Orange Line), terminating at…

Response to reading

Those readings demonstrate the value of mapping in the perspective of the geographer, landscape designer and urban planner, which give me a comprehensive way of learning to map. Cosgrove demonstrated the basic approach to the cartographic either through a study of the “finished map” or the study of “survey” and…