Research Exchange: “Local Codes: Mapping and transforming a City’s Forgotten Public Space”

Local Codes: Mapping and transforming a City’s Forgotten Public Space

Seminar: Research Exchange | September 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor

Nicholas de Monchaux, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, UC Berkeley

CITRIS (Ctr for Info Technology Research in the Interest of Society)

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Using the latest digital mapping technologies, “Local Code” documents the location and character of 1,500 City-owned “remnant parcels” in San Francisco. Conceived of by UC Berkeley professor Nicholas de Monchaux, the project uses geospatial analysis and parametric modeling to provide tools for citizens to transform these derelict pockets of public space into useful and beautiful places that, when combined, could contribute significantly to the City’s larger sustainability goals.

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