"Mapping" Resources

Atlas of the Albany Bulb: Refuge in Refuse

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Atlas of the Albany Bulb: Refuge in Refuse

Category:

Exhibitions

Locations:

San Franciso,

Global Urban Humanities Initiative Project Director Susan Moffat organized one section of the exhibit Refuge in Refuse: Homesteading Art & Culture Project, which included oral histories and maps exploring the natural and cultural landscape of the Albany Bulb--a landfill peninsula on the east shore of San Francisco Bay.

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Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative Grant Program

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Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative Grant Program

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Funding

Locations:

Boston,

The GAHTC grant program supports the creation of materials and tools for teaching the global history of architecture.

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Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative on Timescape

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Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative on Timescape

Locations:

World,

These map-based resources offer educators and students in diverse disciplines with context for understanding global architectural history at the introductory level, from 800-1600 AD.

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Harvard Boston Portal

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Harvard Boston Portal

Institution:

Harvard University,

Category:

Syllabi

Locations:

Boston,

Through the lens of “Growth and Inequality in a Post-Industrial City,” Harvard work focuses on a central challenge facing Boston (and many other major American cities and metropolitan areas): balancing the pressure and need for continued development with legitimate concerns about how that growth can dramatically reshape poor and even middle-income neighborhoods, including many communities that are home to large numbers of minorities, immigrants, and artists.

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Mapping and its Discontents

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Mapping and its Discontents

At this interdisciplinary symposium, mapmakers, users, and critics from the worlds of science, urban planning, architecture, history, and new media examined the ways maps work.

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Mapping Demographic Change in Boston Neighborhoods Between 1880 and 1930

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Mapping Demographic Change in Boston Neighborhoods Between 1880 and 1930

Institution:

Harvard University,

Locations:

Boston,

This resource allows users to visualize ward-level data on ethnicity, race, occupation, and school attendance in 1880, 1900, and 1930, which illustrate a variety of shifts that have occurred in Boston.

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Mapping for Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities

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Mapping for Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities

Institution:

Columbia University,

Category:

Syllabi

Locations:

New York,

This course provides an introduction to mapping theory and geographic information systems tools.

Tags:

Mapping
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SeeThrough Maps: Maps That Lay Bare Their Point of View

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SeeThrough Maps: Maps That Lay Bare Their Point of View

Category:

Exhibitions

Locations:

San Franciso,

An idiosyncratic exhibit of  “see-through” maps that “lay bare their point of view”—an intentionally ambiguous assignment, open to interpretation.

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