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John Thackara
Flyways
Alexandra Lange
Rural Vacation | Urban Questions
08.20.13

Driving Vermont's rural routes I began to wonder: Why does this town get a brand-new energy-efficient supermarket, and that one a minimart-slash-video store-slash-bank?

Observed
Google on the Mountain
03.19.13

On Monday, March 18, Google released Street View images from four of the seven tallest mountains on earth.

Chris Calori
Six Feet Under: Mapping Tangled Transit Networks
02.26.13

A review of Underground Maps Unraveled: Explorations in Information Design by Maxwell J. Roberts.

Alexandra Lange
Hiking the Museum
07.28.12

Ennead Architects’ new Natural History Museum of Utah works to make natural history seem like the ongoing process of discovery that it is, layering geology and topography, paleontology and interactivity.

Constantin Boym
Extra National Journey
04.17.12

What happens when a Russian-born American professor takes a group of his Arab students to a workshop in Amsterdam to work with a designer who has a Canadian passport but lives in Berlin?

Josh Wallaert
Google Maps, Give Us Our River Names
03.22.11

No map in history has made us feel more powerful or more present. But there's a little thing missing: the Mississippi River.

Steven Heller
Souvenirs as Nazi Propaganda
03.03.11

Part three in a three part series on the design practices of the Third Reich.

Rob Walker
Global Entertainment
12.30.10

Entertainment via web-based geography.

William Underhill
Map Kibera
07.26.10

Report on the Map Kibera project to provide navigation and information on Nairobi's massive informal settlement.


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