Chapter in The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society

About a year ago we started writing our contribution to the Routledge Handbook with Panu Lehtovuori and Jani Tartia. Now Drivers of Global Urbanization: Exploring the emerging Urban Society is on pre-order.

Available at https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Henri-Lefebvre-The-City-and-Urban-Society-1st/Leary-Owhin-McCarthy/p/book/9781138290051

Article: Comparing two methods for urban complexity calculation using the Shannon-Wiener index.

I recently co-authored an article that show how Foursquare data can be used to map the availability of human activities, their frequency, variety and popularity. Read more to see the abstract or click here to find the publication.

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Market Café Mag

Original map artworks co-produced with Jesus Lòpez Baeza and an extensive interview was just published on the meticulously printed spreads of Market Cafe Mag:

As individuals we collect emotions and experiences that are strongly related to time and space, shaping what we call urban metaMorphology, the invisible forms of the city. This is what we want to explore, borrowing methods from cultural analytics and digital anthropology to map the digital traces left by people – giving the rise to the collective form of the city. We use data to map perception and reactions, how people use the city and how they interact with it in space and time. 

More on the second issues Market Café Magazine.