VISUALIZING VENICE, EXPLORING THE CITY'S PAST
SS. Giovanni e Paolo I
The insula of SS. Giovanni e Paolo provided an ideal case study with which to test the application of new information technologies to urban history. The aim …
We are a group of Faculty and graduate students in Architecture, Architectural and Urban History, and Engineering who seek to show how urban space evolves over time. Our project is educational and experimental, but we also hope that it will become a mode of public outreach that can explain place and space as evolving process. Visualizing Venice is a series of inquiries into how social and economic change shaped the city of Venice over time. Using documents and archival sources, collaborative groups of students map and model the process of change in the city.