CartoPress 1.0.0 is officially released!


For the past several months, Aaron Baideme and I have been developing a plugin for WordPress that allows users to geocode their posts, pages and media and easily sync their data to CartoDB. We have finally released version 1.0 and… Continue Reading

Playgrounds for Useful Knowledge


At the end of 2014, beginning of 2015, I had the opportunity to work with Cohabitation Strategies in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program to conduct a ton of geospatial research and analysis for a new initiative… Continue Reading

Chongqing Industrial Museum


The Chongqing Industrial Museum project is an adaptive reuse proposal that looks at ways of retrofitting the abandoned blast furnace of the former Chongqing Iron and Steel mill in Chongqing, China for the purpose of creating an integrated urban eco-village.… Continue Reading

VETU: Vamos en Todo Unidos


VETU stands for Vamos en Todo Unidos, or “United in Everything,” and speaks to the following vision: to utilize the power of collectivization to create a culture of solidarity and inclusion among street food vendors and their surrounding community through… Continue Reading

O1: ________ Stop


O1: ________ Stop (Food, Film, Bus, Train, Bike Stop) was a project that came out of the second Recycling City Design Intensive Workshop series hosted by Università Iuav di Venezia (IUAV) in Venice, Italy. The summer architectural and urban planning… Continue Reading

Corredores de Agua, Corrientes de Poder


Download PDF (150MB) “Corredores de Agua, Corrientes de Poder,” or “Corridors of Water, Steams of Power,” is a project proposal embedded in the community of Santa Cruz, a barrio located in Medellín, Colombia. The proposal was part of the “Santa… Continue Reading

Spatialized Global Assessment Registry for is here!


For the past two months I have been working at the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), Field Information Services section in Geneva, Switzerland on data analysis and visualization projects. The bulk of my time has been… Continue Reading

Visualizing Check-ins on Humanitarian.ID

HID Check-in Map

One of the primary functions of he United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) is to make humanitarian relief efforts, in the event of a natural disaster or social uprising, more efficient. Since the Haiti earthquake in… Continue Reading

Murals of Philadelphia

Murals of Philadelphia

Recently while conducting GIS-based research about Philadelphia for Cohabitation Strategies and Mural Arts of Philadelphia, I decided to I needed to get a sense of where the agency was most heavily embedded. The data came from Mural Arts, though they… Continue Reading

Mapping the Housing Crisis


Mapping the Housing Crisis is an interactive research tool used to identify the area of New York City that are most at risk for redevelopment. It was developed as a part of the Rethink the Block thesis team’s research in the Design and Urban Ecologies program at Parsons School of Design in December 2013. Continue Reading