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New pictures added!

There are now several new pictures added that show the 2014 IFTA participants in action whilst conducting research in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur: Advertisements

Urban Studies fieldtrip: Google Glass ‘in the wild’

Originally posted on sensory/motor:
“OK Glass – direct me to coffee” The end of day 3 of the Urban Studies fieldtrip – we’re in Kuala Lumpur, it’s hot and humid, and we are encouraging the students to use Google Glass and handheld video equipment to gather impressionistic street-level data in the different quarters (Chinese, Malay,…

Prestij Antarabangsa, Lokasi Strategik

The practice of using billboards to promote construction activities has become increasingly prevalent in and around the Kuala Lumpur City Center (KLCC) in the two years since the previous IFTA field course. Rather than simply screening a worksite these surfaces engender the global aspirations of each development, often featuring geographically ambiguous names like “Fennel” or […]

2014 Singapore IFTA – Research & Field Study Sites

Urban Studies in Singapore and Malaysia, 2012

Welcome to the blog for the University of Pittsburgh’s field course in Singapore and Malaysia! From May 27th to June 17th Dr. Michael Glass and five Urban Studies students will visit these fascinating countries to learn more about the urban environments of Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Georgetown. The students will be blogging about their experiences […]