Digital Representation of Urban History, Notes from An Exhibition: Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative

Turgay Kerem KORAMAZ


With the use of new types of data representation and visualization in urban and architectural history, perception of exhibited materials in digital collections increases with the skills on narrating history via graphical and visual expressions for related professions. This paper aim to discuss digital representation and multimedia uses in narrating urban and architectural history through a case exhibition, which enlarge such opportunities with a methodological experiment for interpreting historical context of four different cities, individually. Narrating urban and architectural history by overlaying different media formats from many different archives, this exhibition “Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative” presents its experiment in a methodology of combining professional practices from architecture, urban studies, and graphical design.


Multimedia; Urban History; Information and Communication Technology


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