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Subway Photography

I’ve been thinking a lot about the Subway as a “non-place” (Collins) and still having trouble getting my head around the conception. It made me think of some famous subway photographs. Why is the subway such an iconic and meaningful … Continue reading

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Subway car design affordances?

I’ve been thinking about the concept of affordances with regards to how subway cars are designed and used by riders. When the MTA designs subway cars, what do they take into consideration? Ease of entrance/exit? Maximizing number of passengers? Comfort? … Continue reading

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