Notes and thoughts on my work on and in urban space and political theory.

 

Baltic Sea and urbanity Helsinki style...

Data Kitsch

Image by: Lauri Nummenmaa, Enrico Glerean, Riitta Hari, and Jari Hietanen

A picture makes its rounds, with some text attached, but more of that later. The picture maps where feelings are felt, in style just like a heat map or a infrared picture. A mapping of emotions, in 14 human-shaped diagrams. And yes, there is a color-coded scale. it has numbers on it. Universal emotions, universal reactions to them, all that scientifically proven. And that study is from Finland. So it is sober, wholesome, and progressive. perfect public post over the holidays.

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Wo … alle von Natur gleich sind und dies auch gerecht ist, da müssen alle an der Regierung teilhaben, mag dies nun zweckmäßig oder unzweckmäßig sein; dies wird dargestellt dadurch, dass abwechslungsweise die Gleichberechtigten einander Platz machen und außerhalb des Amtes einander ebenbürtig sind.

Aristoteles, Politik, II 2

acidadebranca:

Black, White & Grey Plans
[538]
Classical Athens
Plan of the buildings along the west side of the Agora as they would have appeared in ca. 100 B.C.
source

acidadebranca:

Black, White & Grey Plans

[538]

Classical Athens

Plan of the buildings along the west side of the Agora as they would have appeared in ca. 100 B.C.

source



Florence under siege by the French



~Giorgio Vasari 



third quarter 16th century

Fresco 



Palazzo Vecchio , Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Florence under siege by the French
~Giorgio Vasari 
third quarter 16th century
Fresco 
Palazzo Vecchio , Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Ist es nun besser, es so zu halten, wie es tatsächlich ist, oder wie es in Platons Staat geregelt wird?

Aristoteles, Politik, II.1