[OSM-talk] Pretty typographic music video (was: OSM-derived Art Maps)
claudius.h at gmx.de
Thu Oct 7 10:31:17 BST 2010
Am 07.10.2010 02:42, andrzej zaborowski:
> On 7 October 2010 01:57, Richard Weait<richard at weait.com> wrote:
>> I'm not entirely sure what axismaps.com does but it sure seems to
>> involve a lot of pretty maps. This caught my attention when pointed
>> out to me by OSM contributor RichardF.
>> <blockquote>These unique maps of Chicago and Boston accurately depict
>> the streets and highways, parks, neighborhoods, coastlines, and
>> physical features of the city using nothing but type. Only by manually
>> weaving together thousands upon thousands of carefully placed words
>> does the full picture of the city emerge. Prints are
>> So, Boston and Chicago, but I'm told that San Francisco, New York and
>> Washington are in progress, too.
>> See more pretty maps and wonderful photography of maps on their web site.
>> They have a blog entry describing the process of creating these maps, as well.
> They're amazing, I specially like the water basins.
> From when I was a teenager I remember a music video playing on MTV (I
> think) that was made entirely as a "typographic" model of a city in
> 3D. I recently tried to find the video or the title / artist but I
Alex Gopher - "The Child" maybe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGWkdNWFZiI
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