Saturday, December 10, 2011

Participatory Mapping: Place-Making as Process in Montréal’s Mile End

Maps are more than pieces of paper. They are stories, conversations, lives and songs lived out in a place and are inseparable from the political and cultural contexts in which they are used. (A. Warren, cited in Giacomo Rambaldi, "Who Owns the Map Legend?")

Places resonate. They are keepers of stories and avenues for remembrance. As the Mile End mapping project demonstrates, community place-based projects offer opportunities to give shape to the past, outline the present and envision the future...

NCPH: Off the Wall - Participatory Mapping Place-making...

1 comment:

  1. It seems fitting to inaugurate the new re:place website with an image of one of the most influential factors determining local city life and character – topography.