Category Archives: Public vs. Private in Small Urban Spaces

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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attention

I was wondering whether we’d be watching The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces in this class and I’m so glad we did! It goes down as one of the best movies I’ve ever seen in an undergraduate class ever. … 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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Public Wi-Fi: Good and Bad?

Public Wi-Fi is topic that has been widely debated in the past several years, but I think it has the ability to grant us more benefits than disadvantages. In this day and age, access to the internet has become more … Continue reading

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