mapping the dam

this is a post i wrote as contributor to the amsterdam ad blog ‘something related to amsterdam’ column, yesterday

mapping amsterdam

I recently came across three online projects, each mapping certain aspects of the city I call home, in its own specific way: Designer Hans Gremmens’ wonderful Amsterdamdam which collates the turbulent history of the ‘Dam’ into an intriguing visual story. A real-time map of the decibel levels (‘geluidsnet’) created by Schiphol Airport. Usually worst when we have strong winds at this time of year (forcing planes to travel straight over the city centre). And finally a project documenting lost or forgotten street names; which badly needs input if you happen to know of any…

m / 24-11-2012 08:22 - tags: , ,  

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