Thursday, 3 March 2016

Psychogeography News - March 2016

Will Self 

Here’s some Self stuff: an article entitled ‘How Do You Teach Psychogeography?’, one called ‘How Traversing London Has Mapped the City Across My Heart’ and another: ‘Will Self Joins ‘Mass Trespass’ Over Privatisation of Public Space’.

The Shortest Path to Happiness

An article about quantitative validation and formulas that can calculate the enjoyment of recommended routes. Click here for the free academic article.

Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions

A conference in York on April 23rd. Click here for details on the York St John University website.

Town Planning Models and Architectural Styles

Article about the Garden City model of urban planning: click here for the article in The Conversation. Also, an article about Milton Keynes in The Guardian. And, click here for a Guardian article on brutalist architecture in Britain.

A Mapping App for Urban Wanderers

Click here for info about this new app on the CityLab website.

Selection of Maps

The map from the Terminalia Festival of Psychogeography walk in Leeds in February: click here for the openstreetmap link of the map by Tim Waters (walk leader). Mapping London: click here for ‘the best London maps’. And a London tube map showing how long it takes to walk between stations.

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