Week 3 Readings:
Kelli Kaspar and Richie Hands
Mapped Pictures: Edward Tuft
- What was your overall sense of this reading?
- What made the slave shop diagram so effective? Did it convey its purpose effectively?
- Do the diagrams of the Cezanne paintings help the viewer understand how the painter viewed the world?
- Sculptures: is it truth or just an anomaly? Does it affect the mapping process since its off a 2-D, not 3-D object?
- What makes the ski diagrams or line dancing diagrams so effective?
- Rock, Braque, and Picasso: Does adding the scale in the 2 artist renditions make the map legible?
- “Mappings help tell why the image matters.” –Do you agree with this?
The Agency of Mapping: James Corner
- How do you define mapping? Since Corner gave so many examples of what it is.
- Does mapping actually help find new things?
- How do we use mapping in our projects in school?
- Is there anything that can’t be mapped?
- Does every map have an effect?
- What is site? How does it relate to mapping?
- 3 essentials in mapping: creation of the field, extraction/isolate data, and plotting. Are these the only ways to create a map?
- Do you believe young architects are bringing mapping back into the design world? Do you feel mapping should be brought to the forefront of design?
- 4 themes of mapping: Drift, Layering, Game Board, Rhizome. Which do you feel you use the most? Which is the most interesting to you? Which seems to be the most useful?
- Napoleon Diagram: do you feel this complies with any of the 4 above themes of mapping?