living project

Constructive Maps


Descriptions of the world’s informal settlements are often filled with two kinds of figures – images of families living and working in deeply impoverished conditions are matched with global urbanization statistics. Mediating between these two types of information is the process of enumeration and community mapping.
MAPS, map making, advocacy, citizen, enumeration, community mapping, Hull-House, Florence Kelley, interactive websites, living project, Ushahidi, Voice of Kibera, local