The Urbanist

Mapping cities

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14 February 2013

Episode 70

52 minutes

Maps: we hear about the man who made New York a grid, find out why some Swiss prefer a relief and learn about Beirut through one of its first maps.

14 February 2013

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Chapter 1

Maps round table

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We hear from Tim Fendley of Applied, the design agency responsible for maps and signposts around London, and Kevin Brown of Brothers and Sisters, who developed Streetmuseum, the Museum of London’s acclaimed app.

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Chapter 2

Curating maps

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We talk to Tom Harper, the curator of the British Library’s collection of four and a half million maps.

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