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
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
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
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
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 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
The intention of this research project was to study the impact of gentrification in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn by getting impressions of various residents using the need to do laundry as the defining constant, and to learn effective community engagement strategies. Additionally, this project was conducted as a part of a larger project for the Brooklyn Laundry Social Club, who looks to use the ‘laundromat’ as a venue for community engagement. Continue Reading
Here is an interactive map I made of all of the New York City Housing Authority developments with categorized by population. The total number of units and buildings can be found in the info box by clicking on a property.