The Urbanist

London maps

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15 August 2013

Episode 96

01 hour

London maps: why the map app didn’t start with the smartphone (Georgian women had one, kind of) and how cartography provides insight into social histories and imagined futures.

15 August 2013

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Chapter 1

Tube behaviour

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We discover how iterations with London’s tube map affect how we interact with the city.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

New York’s grid system

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We investigate the story of New York's historic grid map and meet the man behind it.

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