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A 'Whom Do You Hang With?' Map of America : Krulwich Wonders... : NPR
"I would call it, for the moment, "The Part Of America Kansas City Hangs With" because that's what this map is saying. It's a new, intriguing way to see our country. This one was built by tracking dollar bill circulation. There've been similar maps built from phone call data. The idea here is to show America not as 50 states, but as regions where people do stuff together. In other words, a "Whom Do You Hang With?" map."
maps  mapping  america  geography  psychogeography 
april 2013 by tsuomela
The Architect Has No Clothes | On the Commons
"Environmental psychologists have long known about this widespread and puzzling phenomenon. Laboratory results show conclusively that architects literally see the world differently from non-architects. Not only do architects notice and look for different aspects of the environment than other people
architecture  design  urban  urbanism  psychology  bias  perception  psychogeography 
october 2011 by tsuomela
OnFiction: Exploring the Character of Place
Particular landscapes are celebrated and valorized, and the high amenity landscape retreats represented by artists and writers eventually become the vacation spots and retirement destinations of much larger constituencies -- as seen in the American Southwest or in the ranchlands of the intermountain West, for example, landscapes which are perhaps also notable for their cultivation of more appreciation of open spaces.
psychogeography  landscape  literature  art  perception  midwest 
june 2009 by tsuomela

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