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Bin Jiang. Bin Jiang Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis University College London 1-19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK Tel: +44 171 391 1255, Fax: +44 171 813 2843 Email: A Space Syntax Approach to Spatial Cognition in Urban Environments Abstract Geographic space is a large scale space which is beyond the human perception, and can not be seen from a single viewpoint.

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Maps and drawings provide one way of perceiving and understanding geographic spaces. Here another approach to spatial cognition is addressed. Keywords: Spatial cognition, space syntax, naïve geography. 1. Spatial cognition is the human understanding and perception of geographic space. The traditional view on spatial cognition is said to be based on cognitive maps (Lynch 1960) - a mental map about the geographic space. Presentations. A stage for the city. Volunteered Geographic Information » ‘Compactness’ in Zoning: the circle as the ideal. February 26th, 2011by Daniel Lewis I saw a thought provoking presentation recently, given by Wenwen Li of the University of California Santa Barbara, the talk was a wide ranging insight into Cyber Infrastructure, its uses for geospatial information, and some of the computational techniques that underpinned the project.

Volunteered Geographic Information » ‘Compactness’ in Zoning: the circle as the ideal.

One element of the project involved zone design for the greater Los Angeles region, and involved the implementation of an algorithm that was intended to aggregate small areal units into larger zones whilst meeting a number of conditions, principle among these conditions was ‘compactness’. The output looked very much like a single hierarchy of Christaller hexagons, and this got me thinking about the nature of space and compactness. Christaller’s hexagons are the defining illustration of something called ‘central place theory’, a geographical abstraction that idealises settlement pattern based upon an underlying space which is assumed to be isotropic. Parisian urbanism perception through a 6-point perspective // realtime 4D-3D. This week I was working on adapting my previous method of reconstructing spaces to work with the spherical / 6-point perspective footage that I captured in Paris.

parisian urbanism perception through a 6-point perspective // realtime 4D-3D

My aim was to analyse these urban rooms in terms of their perceived depth for the visitor walking through them, not as a static construction, but as a moving 4-dimensional perspective. Using the projection-based method of calculating depths, I create a 3d which is a subjective representation of the experience of “being in” the space, rather than a literal reconstruction of the geometries. the 3-dimensional scan which is produced, becomes a tool for analysis, identifying the effects of real objects in the scene on the viewer’s perceptions of depth, enclosure, and feelings of interiority and exteriority (represented in the 3d output of the scan process) first drawing: second drawing: Also, alongside this I was invited to do the Dip 1 workshop during open week, which focused on augmented realities and computer visions.

JORGE AYALA: Landscape Urbanism Lab. 18 December, 2010 Landscape Urbanism Lab | Final Projects [Tristan]_ Infrastructural Ecologies | La Défense [Jonas]_ Typological Transformations | [Laurent]_ Integral Urbanism | Gare du Nord_Gare de l'Est [Lauren_Julien]_ Sensational Urbanism | Porte de la Chapelle [Franck]_ Suburban Housing | Colombes [Martin]_ Extreme Landscapes | Bois de Vincennes.

JORGE AYALA: Landscape Urbanism Lab

Paper rings by Tithi Kutchamuch and Nutre Arayavanish. Designers Tithi Kutchamuch and Nutre Arayavanish of TT:NT have designed a range of fold-out paper jewellery, launched at Origin at Somerset house in London last month.

Paper rings by Tithi Kutchamuch and Nutre Arayavanish

Update: this project is included in Dezeen Book of Ideas, which is on sale now for £12. The collection consists of twelve ring designs, which are laser-cut from paper and sold flat for the user to assemble. Rings are available in a sheet with all twelve or individually. The following is from TT:NT: Birthday Ring is the laser-engraved-fine paper card that can be able to fold into flower-shaped ring.

There are 12 birth flowers altogether for each calendar month. They are the special birthday present for the special day. Parametric Paperstrip. Search for "architecture" - Wataboo. The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Fearless Hacks Amy Brown, “The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Fearless Hacks” ISBN: 1105571815 | 2012 | EPUB/MOBI | 390 pages | 3 MB/4 MB Architects look at thousands of buildings during their training, and study critiques of those buildings written by masters.

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School of Architecture. 09.02.2011 / MICHAEL WEINSTOCK : MAS CAAD ETHZ 2010-2011 · ITA(Institute of Technology in Architecture), Faculty of Architecture ETH Zurich. Posted by mascaad2010 on Sunday, February 6, 2011 · Leave a Comment 09.02.2011, 14:00, Michael Weinstock @ HCI J 4 Metabolism of the City Geometry has always been the principal mathematical means of describing the form of a city, persisting from the plans of ancient cities through to many contemporary studies.

09.02.2011 / MICHAEL WEINSTOCK : MAS CAAD ETHZ 2010-2011 · ITA(Institute of Technology in Architecture), Faculty of Architecture ETH Zurich

In recent decades there has been an increasing interest in the application to urban analysis of mathematical techniques that are more commonly used in biological studies of the metabolism of individual animals and insects, in their social groupings and collective constructions, and in the relations of energy, information and material flows through ecological systems. Charles and ray eames. Charley Harper. Poster Cabaret.