Tyler Pertman

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April 3, 2014 - 12:54pm

Friday Night on Crown Street provides a soundscape rich with experiences

Produced by Tyler Pertman and Amy Su

March 26, 2014 - 3:22pm

The "Sphinx in the City" is just one more analog of how we perceive the city and can act as a tool for both analyzing the city and the sociology of the city. Just as the Chicago school overlaid ecological analogs on the city, so to does Wilson. The question for me is to what degree do these analogies truly help us understand the city and help the city develop. Furthermore I was also... more

February 26, 2014 - 2:02pm

The Route 34 corridor development was an infamous part of New Haven history. Did it have residual effects on surrounding areas, specifically Crown Street? If so, how can it be measured? Here the map looks to explore the difference between pre and post corridor development. Though never fully completed, the projected relevance of the passageway in setting out a direction for the city must have... more

February 19, 2014 - 3:00pm

Vidler's essay brought to light interesting notions of how urban spaces evolve in there formal characteristics as the human race modernized. Unlike Milgram, who generates an image of the city in a similar way to Lynch, but using psychology more as a method for tapping into mental mapping, Vidler describes how psychological conditions can lend to certain formal manifestations. Though as... more

February 4, 2014 - 3:12pm
January 29, 2014 - 3:24pm

The readings this week seemed to all touch on ideas of inheritance. Whether by individuals inhabiting newly renovated buildings (Brainard) or researches attempting to engage with the history of a place (Holdsworth) or even assertions about what is and can be (Groth and Bressi), they are all a product of what it is we encounter in our urban environments. For me, I wonder what it means to engage... more

January 29, 2014 - 3:10pm

Hyperlapse and stuff