From Maps to Meaning

Winter 2015
Monday, 1:15-3:05
bi-weekly lab Monday 3:15-5:05
Studio 1
3 units

One of the oldest visual tools created by humans to make sense of the complexities of our world, maps are unique in their ability to synthesize data, convey meaning through spatial logic, and deliver information at high resolution. They are also incredible tools for communication, data sorting, and insight finding.

This is a hands-on, project-centered course where students will create maps to to synthesize complex information and also use maps as a tool for working on design problems.  Students will tackle three main projects and several shorter assignments. Perfect attendance is absolutely mandatory. Visit for examples of work created by previous students.

Enrollment limited to 20 students.
Application closed

Teaching Team
Ashish Goel,
Carissa Carter,