Deep Mapping the Media City
by Shannon Mattern
Publisher: University of Minnesota 2015
Number of pages: 70
Using techniques like excavation and mapping to discover the modern city's roots in time, Shannon Mattern advocates for urban media archaeology, a multisensory approach to investigating the material history of networked cities.
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