Call for urban proposals in latinamerica by Citycamp

Disconnected Landscapes

Until June 10, you can send the papers with urban proposals for an annual publication that will group projects in the Latin American context.

CityCamp is a public participation event , which brings together stakeholders from the public, civil and private to seek solutions to urban problems and develop new projects sectors. The first meeting of this kind was made in 2010 in the United States and has since performed in cities around the world, including Santiago since 2013 .

One of the objectives is to disseminate CityCamp new ideas to implement in cities and so opened the call for proposals in Latin American urban group an annual publication. The papers to be sent should correspond to the categories “Local Governance and innovative public policies “, ” Cartography and new urban technologies “, ” metropolitan Experiences “, ” Urban Ecology ” and ” collaborative commons and Culture.”

Proposals should be…

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LSC874—Bamboo DiRT: StoryMapJS

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So, Northwestern’s KnightLab has a lot of awesome tools, and I might as well get their logo tattooed over my heart, ’cause I sort of love them. StoryMapJS is a way to show a story in text and image while also displaying the relevant location on a map. As the story progresses, the map moves around and allows you to interact with the story differently. For this project, I used largely the same data as for TimeLineJS, using strategic copy/pasting. The result, as you’ll see, is somewhat different.

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Unlike TimelineJS, this tool does not require use of a spreadsheet but rather is built in a manner resembling a presentation. Each event is a slide, and for every slide you have the option to manually place the geomarker or to search for a location and have it automatically placed accordingly. As I was mistakenly under the hopeful belief that I could import from…

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