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Architects Caroline Wuethrich and Geraldine Borio’s map over the 2011 Hong Kong protests

Archive : Why mapping our cities can help us plan the future : Introducing the Atlas of Social Maps|FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Social Life created an Atlas of Social Maps, a database of social mapping examples, tools, and methods that can help us find new perspectives on urban social life and social innovation in cities.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Lagos Rising: From A City at Work Emerges a City of Creativity

Dele Adeyemo (Pidgin Perfect) recently visited Lagos and rediscovered the emerging and growing creative scene. Together with a team, he is mapping creative spaces, giving an insight to how creative spaces are transforming the city landscape.

Trip from Big Bay to Vredehoek.

Cape Town’s MyCiTi bus service now on Google Transit

South Africa got its first public transport service on Google Transit which integrates the routes and timetables into Google Maps. If you’ve been lucky to travel overseas, you will know how vital it is to have such information in Google Maps.

Stay between lines: the abstract line on a map has been a reason to fight and a reason to die.

by Robert Bowen

I have been wondering for some time lately about the power of the line (not to be confused with a powerline). It is at once very abstract and also very definite. Lines represent so much and govern our existence on a daily basis. For some the abstract line on a map has been […]

Creative visual graphics can enhance the understanding of statistics. Based on population size inste

Creative visual graphics can enhance the understanding of statistics. Based on population size inste