DOI: 10.22217/upi.2019.509
From the Ground Up: Mapping at the Human Scale

Jason Ho

Keywords: Mapping; Human Scale; Everyday Life; Bottom-Up; Close Observation; Following


Map is a site inventory without speculation that does not have much influence on the final outcome. Instead of replicating what is already known, mapping unearths hidden aspects of a place and articulates the space we live in. In this paper, the author summarises some critical questions of mapping and suggests two different types of bottom-up mapping techniques (close observation and following) through reflecting upon some scholars and artists’ works. These mapping techniques will help construct new relationships and connections across site and a systematic understanding of space/place may emerge.


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