Wednesday, 29 October 2008

PLYMOUTH365


I have been working with the collected track data from my Plymouth pool. 365 track records represent my interaction with the built environment. Some “landmarks“ are drawn out quite good. Specially the rigid street structure of the city centre, designed by Abercrombie in 1944 (A Plan for Plymouth). But also the crossings over the river Tamar are visible (only three ways to cross, Tamar Bridge, Torpoint Ferry and Mount Edgecombe Ferry). Other infrastructure features like the trai​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​n line (especially Plymouth to Exeter) and the A38. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The image is​​​ ​j​u​s​t​ ​​an ​​o​​the​r​​​ ​​​​​v​​​​i​​​s​u​​​a​l​i​​z​a​t​​ion​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​,​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​c​​​​a​​n​​‘t​​ ​k​ee​​p​ ​my​​ ​h​an​​d​s​ o​f​​ ​it​ ​​loo​k​​s​ j​u​​s​t​​ ​gre​​​a​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​t​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Image by urbanTick - Plymouth 365

Google Earth for the iPhone


Here we go, Google has transferred the application Google Earth to the iPhone. It is possible to carry the earth in one’s pocket and have it at one’s fingertip.
The application can be downloaded from the iTunes store for free. Navigation is simple with the touch screen by using the fingertips to move zoom in and zoom out. Amazingly the accelerometer of the phone is used to tilt the view. There is a set of layers that can be turned on and off. Google integrated Wikipedia and Panoramio so far. Unfortunately it is not possible to display customized kml files. This would become very interesting if this functionality will be added in the future. The New York Times has put together a good and bad list to summaries first impressions.

Watch the short introduction movie by Google:


It can be downloaded through this iTunes link.

Tuesday, 21 October 2008

The London Tracks


Here is an other image of a collection of tracks recorded over a longer period of time. This time it is London. This record was set up as part of my research for the master thesis.
In this thesis project the focus lay on my personal diary. I wanted to find out, or better visualize the spatial extend of my routines. Although it is a record over a relatively short period of two month, it shows a very clear pattern. It could be described as a bunch of north-south back and forward lines. This is the from and to home respectively, to and from the Bartlett School of Architecture.
There are some occasional trips leaving this pattern. They are very distinct from the everyday pattern and I can still remember most of them quite detailed, although this is two years back. A trip to the Barbican to see the Future City exhibition, the great walk through Hampstead Heath, kicking the ball on a hot day in Regents Park. Those sorts of trips just stand out. This is somehow a different way to memorize spatial activity. The exception stands out from the crowd.


Image by urbanTick - London 2006

Monday, 13 October 2008

Bibliography


This entry contains a list to all the quotes in this blog. I will try and be as disciplined as possible and note down each one of them.
For now I sort the entries alphabetically per source. Maybe in the future there will be the need for some sub categories.


B O O K S

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Burdett, R. & Sudjic, D., 2008. The Endless City, London: Phaidon Press Inc.

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Sunday, 12 October 2008

The Biggest Drawing in the World


Some crazy guy did this BIG project. I think it was his thesis project for a degree/diploma in art. Nice idea, though.
He sent a parcel with DHL around the world, tracking the parcels route. How far can tracking go?

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Image from The Biggest Drawing in the World - World as a canvas

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Image from The Biggest Drawing in the World - Shipping instruction for DHL to get the drawing to sit on the right place on this enormous canvas.

It appears in the end that is all fake! Anyway, the idea is great, the visuals are convincing.

GPS Tracks Basel 2007


For a three month period I tracked my journey while living in Basel, Switzerland. In this example the modes of transport are bicycle, bus, tram and as a pedestrian. There are a number of lines leaving the image down in to the rest of Switzerland towards north is Germany and west is France). This is probably down to the fact that Basel as a city is quite small compared to Plymouth or London. An other aspect, especially compared to Plymouth is that the public transport is very good. Even though one does not have a car, it is simple and quick to go somewhere, this probably motivates to make trips to other places.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
The pattern that usually shows where I live and where I work appears surprisingly less obvious that expected. The knot where I lived is somehow visible, but apart from this is rather unclear.
Strong lines also appear along the train line Basel-Olten and there is a strongly visible mark leading towards the Laufental.
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Image by urbanTick - The straight lines occur where the GPS device had a weak satellite connection

The following are notes just after I recorded the tracks in 2007-02-15.
“...it is again the graph with the plotted tracks that show how I move around the city. The pattern stayed the same it became just denser. I stopped this record at the end of the year. So I do have now three month of records, guess that’s enough as there is no changes in sight for the near future.
The pattern develops around a few hotspots and connects them within and with some points of interest or necessity.
As it is basically a movement pattern and not an activity pattern there is not much to find about my acting in the city. It is talking about the city structure and tells the story of how one can move about this particular area. Maybe more interesting is what I do in between. One could say this is closer to some kind of space-syntax research, but maybe in terms of how activities are structuring the movement within the settlement this is not very useful. It is too close to the physical reality to tell a richer story.
There is a lot of information missing. For example it would be very interesting to actually see where and how long I stopped somewhere. There are brakes in between the lines, at my workplace, where I go for lunch... these events could tell a totally different story. It is actually recorded in most of the daily data on the GPS device, I just do not know how to visualize this...!
I am already working for a few months with this device and I am still impressed by the output. The drawing shown is very simple but it visualizes very clear how much of the city structure I actually know, in terms of physically experienced, and how much I have left out. But still, I would claim to know the city as a whole. Despite the fact I haven't seen large areas I create a mental image of the city and its network of connections. ...”

Friday, 10 October 2008

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Toward a More Human Architecture


The title of a book I have come a cross today in the library. I only just flipped through, but what I picked up was that the author is saying that today’s (what ever publication date the book has) architecture and urbanism are disconnecting the people living in those structures from their natural habits and the way humans are meant to live.
Although I do not entirely agree with this claim, I could relate the topic of cycles and rhythms to this argument.
It is a fact that we are no longer living like people did in agent times, when everyone was a farmer and completely relying on what they were able to produce on their own fields with their own hands. But I would assume that the natural cycles still apply to nowadays life, even in the city. The book is: Allsopp, B., 1974. Towards a Humane Architecture, London: Muller.

Thursday, 9 October 2008

Identity


A specific interest in the field of cycles are the three areas to deal with the interaction between the people in the city and the city it self. The hypothesis here is that cycles as repetitive actions are involved in the construction of orientation, memory and identity in the urban context.
The following examples are taken from my master thesis “Cycles in urban environments”. The thesis developed from the project AKA www.jafud.com and is based on researching the topic in London.

Identity of the place or the genius loci can be mainly driven by the rhythm events fill and empty the space. As a very simple example can be named a local street marked. Every week the Saturday is the marked day. The road is traffic free for the duration of the marked while the stands occupy the street and the people gather round to do their weekly shopping and have a chat.
The example documents the street market at Queens Crescent in Kentish Town, London. How the identity of the place changes between the two aggregates of market day and local street day are best documented with photographs.

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Image taken from cycles in urban environments - Market Day

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Image taken from cycles in urban environments - Street Day

The changes reach from function e.g. the road, the walkways to role of the defining elements, such as local shops to distances, density and usage. Also certain secondary elements change dramatically. For example colors, materials and smells transform the space dramatically. These are the changes that follow directly from transformation. But from the repetition of the cycle, the space, in this case the road generates it special identity consisting of the two aspects of street day and market day.

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

GPS tracks one year Plymouth


Wile in Plymouth I was recording my person movement on a daily basis with a simple Garmin Handheld GPS device. It is a collection of tracks over the period of one year and it visualizes my interaction with the built environment. Two characteristics can clearly be seen in the image produced. One is that the movement was almost solely purpose orientated. It draws usually a straight line ( as direct as possible respecting the built form and the topography) between point A (initial position) and point B (destination). Further more, I can say that also the number of destinations are rather limited. Although recorded over the period of one year the movement is restricted and highly predictable. There seems to be only a handful of important location to be that are worth going to. Obviously there are the three main destinations, home, work, essentials.
The second characteristic is closely related to the first one. The routes stay the same, the movement between the points are repetitive. At the beginning there might be some optimizing going on, but after two three times it seem to lock in and stay how it is.
Overall it is a very personal record of my time in plymouth. It could be called a dairy, a spacial dairy. It definitely helps to bring up memories from activities and experiences trough recapturing the spacial configuration. I am wondering how long this will last. Will it prove to be as good as a photograph to help me remember certain anecdotes in twenty years time?

Cycles in Urban Environments


This is an introduction to what URBAN TICK is meant to look into. The topic has grown from my master thesis and is based on the AKA project - www.jafud.com. It has since evolved into a research topic on its own. The following gives a short introduction.

Cycles, rhythms and patterns exist in everyday urban life. There is something that brings us out of the bed in the morning, lets us squeeze into the tube at the same time as so many other citizens do, gives us a sense of time - lets us remember a past event and brings us back to bed after all. The same rhythm brings goods into town, exports products and consumes entertainment. It also scratches on the facade of buildings changes usages and sets up trends. The city ticks somehow. Cycles appear in any part of life. Examples can be found in time, economics, and the environment and could be seasons, day, technology, events, life cycles, or even particular phenomena like rush hour or basic needs such as breathing, eating and sleeping. They are celebrated through rituals and used as a tool for categorization. In the first place, the main characteristics are, that it is continuous along a time axis, i.e. it could be described as the manifestation of time passing by. In the second place, its characteristic is that some sort or repetition occurs. The repetition is a tool for feedback. ‘From the study of living systems and the science of cybernetics, we learnt about the importance of feedback loops to maintain a system. This information is processed along any cycle and constantly leads to an assessment. The continuum of the cycle in its repetitions gives a rhythm or a pattern to life’ [Capra, (1997), p 155]. This pattern is the subject of this research work with the focus on the urban environment. How do these cycles move people and goods through the city and how its rhythm interacts with the built surrounding? Many different cycles overlap at any point in the city. They are not synchronized and they interfere and disturb one another. This can be the source of movement and activity in urban life. In order to understand this, I will try to find out where these cycles come from, how they build up and whether and how they transform into urban form. In my master thesis developed at the Bartlett School of Architecture in 2005, I started researching on cycles in urban environments. The cycles I identified were grouped into three categories. The first group was natural cycles, containing rhythms such as day and night, seasons and basic human needs. The second group was activity cycles, working hours, weekend, rush hour and it also includes economical cycles, trends and so on. The third group is the material cycles, containing everything from material life cycle to building life cycle and containing technical aspects such as refurbishment, concepts of revitalizing. As an overall aspect, cycles touch in all fields on sustainability, from object to lifestyle to townscape. Referring to the three previously named categories, the second on, activity cycles, will be the main focus of the research. This leads to a focus on the interaction of humans and the build environment.

Thursday, 2 October 2008

About


For feedback, questions, suggestions contact me on

Email: fabian.neuhaus@ucl.ac.uk

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Beside this blog some of my work has been published in other media and on different occasions I have presented the work.

Publications:
Neuhaus, F., (forthcoming). Spatio-temporal Dimensions of the City: Urban Rhythm. Heidelberg: Springer Publishers.

Neuhaus, F., (forthcoming). The use of social media for urban planning: Virtual urban landscapes created using Twitter data. In N. Norte Pinto et al., eds. Technologies in Urban and Spatial Planning: Virtual Cities and Technologies. Lisbon: IGI GLobal

Braun, D., Bühlmann, M., Burri, L., Degenhardt, B., Neuhaus, F., Schumacher, C., Straumann, M., Weinhardt, S., (forthcoming). SchulUmbau diskutieren. Verhandlungsthemen aus interdisziplinärer Sicht von Architektur, Pädagogik und Psychologie. Basel: FHNW.

Neuhaus, F., 2013. New City Landscape: Mapping Twitter data in urban areas. The Cartographic Journal, 46, pp.25–30.

Neuhaus, F. & Webmoor, T., 2012. Agile Ethics for Massified Research and Visualization. Information, Communication & Society, pp.1-23.

Neuhaus, F., 2011. New City Landscape - Mapping urban Twitter usage. Technoetic Arts, 9(1), pp.31–48.

Neuhaus, F., ed., 2011. Studies in Temporal Urbanism - the UrbanTick Experiment, Heidelberg: Springer Publishers.

Neuhaus, F., 2011. UrbanDiary – GPS and the Spatial Habitus. GPS-HRN News Update, 2011(6), pp.2-4. Available at: HRN [Accessed June 20, 2011].

Neuhaus, F., 2010. UrbanDiary - A Tracking Project Capturing the beat and rhythm of the city: Using GPS devices to visualise individual and collective routines within Central London. The Journal of Space Syntax, 1(2), pp.315-336. Available at: JOSS.

Neuhaus, F., 2010. Cycles in Urban Environments: Investigating Temporal Rhythms, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Preview available at: issu.

Neuhaus, F., 2009. UrbanDiary - A Tracking Project. CASA Working Paper 151. Available at: issuu and CASA.

Neuhaus, F., 2009. PLY365. Graduate School Handbook, The Art of Research(2009/10), 34.

Neuhaus, F., 2009a. urbanTick. Palette, 1. Available at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/sustainable-cities/.

Neuhaus, F., 2009b. UrbanTick to UrbanDiary — Tracking the City Beat. perfect city. Available at: http://www.perfectcity.net/?p=961.

Neuhaus, F. & Hodel, L., 2004. Start_Szenario_Start - Eine Strategie. In Jungle2. Basel: Birkhaeuser, pp. 124-148. Available at: Google Books.


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Presentations / Lectures:
Neuhaus, F., 29th January 2013. Temporal Aspects of the City. MRes Advanced Spatial Analysis & Visualisation at UCL. London, UK.

Neuhaus, F., 22th Novemebr 2012. City Rhythms - Mapping London's Social Media Use Patterns. CMS:ZOOM. London, UK.

Neuhaus, F., 11th October 2012. The City in Time and Space - movement pattern and the creation of temporal territories.. Spaces and Flows Conference 2012. Detroit, US.

Neuhaus, F., 05th September 2012. Virtual Landscape and a Peak for the London 2012 Olympic Park. Society of Cartographers 48th Annual Conference. London, UK. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 14th March 2012. Using Social Media Data for Research: The Ethical Challenges. CRASSH Lunch Time Seminar. Cambridge, UK. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 26th January 2012. Temporal Aspects of the City. MRes Advanced Spatial Analysis & Visualisation at UCL. London, UK. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 07th December 2011. Hic Sunt Dracones - Mapping, what ever. Institute of Architecture and Planning at University of Lichtenstein, Vaduz, LI. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 19th November 2011. The City in Time and Space - the individual experience in comparison. Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH), Baltimore, US. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 13th October 2011. Location Based Social Networks and the Emerging Sense of Place. Second International Conference of Young Urban Researchers 2011. Lisbon, PT. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 11th October 2011. NCL - Tracking Location Based Social Networks Using Twitter Data. 7th Virtual Cities and Territories Conference 2011. Lisbon, PT. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 7th September 2011. New City Landscapes and Virtual Urban Social Networks. CRESC Annual Conference 2011. Manchester, UK. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 1st September 2011. New City Landscape - Mapping urban online spaces of interaction. Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Annual Conference 2011. London, UK. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 20st July 2011. Location Based Social Networking: Tracking Activity in an Urban Environment Using Twitter Data. Geo Computation (GeoCom) 2011. London, UK. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 06th July 2011. New City Landscape - Mapping Urban Activity Using the Social Networking Platform Twitter. Computer in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM) 2011. Lake Louise, CA. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F. & Webmoor, T., 25th March 2011. Massified Research and Visualisation. In Visualisation in the Age of Computerisation. Oxford. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F. & Gray, S., 02nd March2011. Twitter Data - Seeking Spatial Pattern. CASA Seminar, UCL. London. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 22nd February 2011. Urban Memories - Narrative and Time. Lecture, MA Urban Design, the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. London. Available at: urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 02nd November 2010. New City Landscape - Urban Mapping Using Twitter Messages. Conference talk at GSA Annual Meeting 2010, Denver, Co, USA. Available at: prezi.
The Community Remote Sensing session program is available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 27th October 2010. New Data Landscapes - Urban Mapping, Surveying and the Tweet-o-Meter. Talk at CASA seminar.

Neuhaus, F., 27th October 2010. Stadtraum UrbanDiary - Eine Untersuchung zum Stadtraum am Beispiel London und Basel. Talk at Town Planning Department City of Basel, Ch. Available at: prezi or urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., 04th October 2010. GPS and Twitter - Tracking in Urban Environments. Talk at Steer Davis Gleaves, Transport Planning Consultants, London, UK. Available at: prezi.

Neuhaus, F., 02nd September 2010. The Time-Space Extension of Everyday Life in the City. Conference talk at RGS Royal Geographical Society Anual Conference 2010. Available at: prezi or urbanTick.

Neuhaus, F., Hudson-Smith, A., Milton, R., Grey, S., 01st September 2010. Data Mining/Crowd Sourcing and Spatial Analysis: Enhancing our Social, Spatial and Temporal Understanding of Cities via Mining Geo-Located Data. Conference Talk at CRESC annual conference 2010 - the Social Live of Methods, St Hugh's College Oxford.

Neuhaus, F., 27th July 2010. The Spatial Narratives and the Construction of Space. Lecture at Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow. Available on prezi or on the blog.

Neuhaus, F., 21st April 2010. Space Time: an Overview on Repetition. Lecture, MA Cities, Design and Urban Cultures, Department of Architecture and Design, the London Metropolitan University. London. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 23th March 2010. Narrative and Time. Lecture, MArch Urban Design, the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. London. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 4th March 2010. Digital Footprints / Tracing Bodies Through Narratives of the Everyday. Lecture, MSc Adaptive Architecture and Computation, the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. London. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 9th February 2010. Narrative and Time. Lecture, School of Architecture, Design and Environment, University of Plymouth. Plymouth. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 2nd December 2009. UrbanDiary - The Spatial Narrative of Everyday Life or the Construction of Time and Space in the City. PhD Upgrade Presentation, CASA, UCL. London
Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 4th November 2009. Cycles, Rhythms and Pattern in Everyday Life. IDRN - The use of mapping software & systems in health and academic research. Poster Presentation, RGS. London. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 24th September 2009. Mapping the Everyday - The Spatial Extension of Routines. Lecture, School of Architecture, University of Plymouth. Plymouth. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 2nd July 2009. The Spatial Extension of Everyday Life. POPFest 2009, LSE. London.
Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 15th June 2009. Shaping Cities - from the body Experience to Urban Morphology. UrbanDesign, ARUP. London. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 25th March 2009. Cycles, rhythms and pattern in every day life. CASA, UCL. London.
Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 5th March 2009. Urban Diary - London. UCL Grad School poster competition 2009. London. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 9th January 2009. UD - Cycles in Urban Environments. S4 European Spatial Analysis network, CASA, UCL. London. Available HERE.

Neuhaus, F., 3rd December 2008. Urban Diary. Department of Information Science, City University London. London. Available HERE.



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Workshops:

Neuhaus F., Dendra D., Koh I., 2010. AG: Virtual Versus Real. Two week workshop at Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow.
Info HERE and HERE.

Neuhaus F., 2009. Mapping the Everyday - Workshop Plymouth 2009-09-25. One day workshop at University of Plymouth, Faculty of Art, School of Architecture, Plymouth.
Info HERE and HERE.


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