Kong’s background as a recent Chinese immigrant and, especially, a former investigative reporter help account for the exhibition’s methods and mood.
A mobile mapping station being developed by a team in the Master’s Urban Planning department at Lawrence Technical University, wants to help residents of embattled neighborhoods.
The Atlas for the End of the World maps the end of Earth as a biodiverse resource for human exploitation.
Penny is an experiment in what high and low income areas look like to an AI trained on satellite imagery and census data.
The New York Public Library has thousands of historical photographs and illustrations of NYC that you can help geotag with a new tool called “Surveyor.”
The Phantom Atlas chronicles centuries of fictional locations that were included on maps of the world.
To mark the 75th anniversary of its Cartography Center, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) shares decades of declassified maps.
Some maps are not designed to chart geography, but to express a particular belief.
The building blocks of urban landscapes are often riddled with fossils, with Jurassic reptile bones and Cretaceous sea creatures sometimes emerging from the stone surfaces.
Richard Evans Schultes took peyote with the Kiowa in Oklahoma in the 1930s, was the first scientist invited to a hallucinogenic yagé ceremony in the Amazon’s Sibundoy Valley in the 1940s, and inadvertently helped launch the psychedelic era of the 1960s.
Constructed from stacked rocks and carved into remote mountainsides, the desert hermitages of Egypt and Sudan are barely perceptible in the arid landscape.
Many of the first European maps of the Americas included warnings of cannibalism, despite no proof of such activity.