Course: Digital Media with Andrew Witt
Project Partner: Taylor Halamka
This project looks at the range of buildings being served by a various T stops along parallel lines to make discoveries in density, typology, and various other neighborhood trends. The definition is designed to reorder the buildings in a grid so that their topological relationships remain the same, but they can be compared side-by-side to simplify their differences into visually identifiable characteristics. Some observations to note:
- buildings with a larger footprint tend not to be the closest to the T-stops, but instead form a secondary “ring” around the hub.
- in areas with more commercial development, such as Back Bay (far left line), there is a higher percentage of buildings concentrated around the hub (more red than orange/yellow)
- orientation trends vary by neighborhood – the more dense, more likely that the buildings are oriented in common (most likely because they are in connected blocks