Here And There

May 2nd, 2009 | people I know, researchmaterial

"Here & There is a project by Schulze &Webb exploring speculative projections of dense cities. These maps of Manhattan look uptown from 3rd and 7th, and downtown from 3rd and 35th. They’re intended to be seen at those same places, putting the viewer simultaneously above the city and in it where she stands, both looking down and looking forward.

"(The map deserves to be examined at full scale. Prints from a limited run are available for purchase.)"

I have seen the maps in person. They are beautiful and astonishing. Further explanations of Jack Schulze’s scary magic live at the link, but, really, just look at this:

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9 Responses to “Here And There”

  1. Freakin sweet. Can you imagine this on an augmented reality display?

  2. ringworld. first thing that popped to mind.

  3. Combined with an iPhone, that’d be a brilliant way for you to find your way around.

  4. That is easily the coolest thing I’ve seen today. A great idea with brilliant execution!

  5. Good.
    Get people used to looking at this and the insides of the space colonies won’t seem so weird.

  6. I’m moving that one over to the WANT column.

  7. […] Schulze, creator of the insane map of NYC I showed you the other day, has written extensively about its creation and influence for your […]

  8. […] via Warren Ellis […]

  9. Love the take on the NY map. Would like to see one done on Washing D.C. Particularly to see that OWL image that’s been integrated via the street lay outs.