November 3: Multimodality, Multivocality + Deep Mapping

November 3: Multimodality, Multivocality + Deep Mapping

Review Digital Platforms Lesson from Week 8; Discuss Potential Supplemental Tutorials

Map Critique: Livia

  • A. Cicero, “Deep MappingStanford University Multidisciplinary Teaching & Research (Fall 2006).
  • Skim through Karen E. Till, Ed., Mapping Spectral Traces [exhibition catalog] (Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Tech, 2010).
  • Shannon Mattern, Deep Mapping the Media City (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015).

Guest Lecture: At 5:50pm, we’ll head over to Room L105 for the Parsons Data Visualization lecture with Dietmar Offenhuber, whose “work deals with the roles of visual representations for understanding and governing urban infrastructures.” He’ll share “examples from remote sensing, waste systems, [and] street lighting,” and address “critical issues of working with data in the context of socio-technical systems.”



  • Ian Biggs, “Deep Mapping as an ‘Essaying’ of Place,” Presented at “Writing” Seminar, Bartlett School of Architecture; reprinted on IanBiggs [blog post] (July 9, 2010).
  • Adam Frampton, Jonathan D. Solomon & Clara Wong, Cities Without Ground: A Hong Kong Guidebook (ORO Editions, 2012).
  • Todd Presner, David Shepard & Yoh Kawano, HyperCites: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press / metaLab Projects, 2014).
  • Martino Stierli, Las Vegas in the Rearview Mirror: The City in Theory, Photography, and Film (Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, [2010] 2013): 109-190 [on photographic and filmic mapping in the VSB Yale Studio]