MAS 963 Soaces I


Your assignment is in two parts:

1. Please read all the following and write a critique of three out of the five papers (either Lynch or Milgram, plus 2 out of the remaining 3):

There are also a number of interesting visualizations accessible from The Atlas of Cyberspace that you should look at.

2. Sketch the Media Lab website as an inhabited social space. Your sketch should be more conceptual than easily implementable: the goal is to think about what a virtual space can look like. You should consider the different types of spaces that this site includes (personal pages, research links, etc.) and how you would represent them. In particular, think about what makes this environment "legible" - what are the landmarks? what structure is reveal through the visible representation?

This assignment is due online by Tuesday at 5pm.