Tag Archives: GIS

No Away – Recycling Landfills in Rio

by Fred Abler As a child I spent many happy hours lost inside the large photographs of LIFE magazine  and The National Geographic. Their saturated images helped me see the larger world, and understand our fragile relationship to it. An … Continue reading

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Towards a ‘Sixth Sense’

by Fred Abler I admit to a weakness for GeoPorn. I am not ashamed. I subscribe to all the cable channels : Discovery, NatGeo, Science Channels (both 1 and 2), The BBC, and the Travel Channel. My all-time favorite shows … Continue reading

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ESRI’s CityEngine – In praise of forced compromise..and electric sheep!

By Fred Abler In school, young architects quickly learn that severe constraints are often their best friend. Then as professional designers, we routinely seek the deepest design constraints early to begin negotiating the forced compromise of good design. Not surprising … Continue reading

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