Mapping territories of extended urbanization

Authors: Philippe Rekacewicz*, ETH - University of Zurich (Switzerland)
Topics: Urban Geography, Cartography, Urban and Regional Planning
Keywords: urban area, urbanization, mapping, cartography, experimental cartography
Session Type: Paper
Day: 4/6/2019
Start / End Time: 1:10 PM / 2:50 PM
Room: Hampton Room, Omni, East
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Urban areas and agglomeration develop and extend at a frenetic pace and according to a wide variety of processes, Either cities colonize unpopulated spaces, absorb rural area. New form of urbanization appears, new logistic and functioning systems are implemented, which challenges the map makers ho has to invent new "cartographic way" to depict and represent appropriately these "new form of urbanization". this new way of mapping involve a multilayer approach which include both static patterns and dynamic mouvements, envisaged spatially as well as temporally.

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