Iconic Cities

Esse post do Digital Urban: Iconic Cities – London Thoughts atravs do “Datamining” mostra como a relao do google maps e earth com os sistemas de informao geogrfica (GIS) cria mapas diversos, desde aqueles com dados sobre poluio (veja vdeo abaixo), at representao icnicas das cidades, como o que aparece abaixo no exemplo de Londres.

mapeando poluio

Londre em cones

“Since the arrival of Google Earth a lot of our work has been focused on the geographic and photorealistic representation of the city. With a Geographical Information System (GIS) you can easily overlay data and communicate issues to the public at large.

While such views of the city undoubtedly communicate space and place a constant emphasis on aerial photographs can become slightly dry. As such our look at the 3D London Underground map has led to a new look at iconic images to communicate locational and spatial data”