import OSM

OpenStreetMap data for Lausanne I was testing out the Elk plugin for Grasshopper some time ago (back when only the initial realease 0.0.1.0) was available and found the ability to import data from OpenStreetMap incredibly useful. Not only is this an opensource database, but it’s global coverage is pretty thorough saving the trouble of trying … Continue reading

e-publicspace.net

Recently I assembled a visual essay—which was published by e-publicspace.net—on the morphology and impact of public space in the urban village of Longtancun in Guangzhou. Much has been written about urban villages over the last decade, usually from the perspective of their socioeconomic position as informal urbanism or the possibilities of preservation in such scenarios. … Continue reading