The Cement Garden, Ian McEwan. Novel (1978); Film (1993) Images from film: Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com/-2jX4vQ-XH9o/ULflWZXtEdI/AAAAAAAACmA/obWYT7vXwBs/s1600/Cement+Garden+DVD+cover.jpg The prefab. Source: halbookblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/cementgarden20133.png Source: lh5.ggpht.com/-Nxx45UGwcjs/T5MMkkhvL5I/AAAAAAAAFyE/qGWXyN5Z3Pw/The%252520Cement%252520Garden%252520-%2525204_thumb.jpg?imgmax=800 Resurfacing the garden path. Source: lh3.ggpht.com/-IRRcHtnALGw/T5MMgrs5bUI/AAAAAAAAFxo/QcN1Dxf4IPY/The%252520Cement%252520Garden%252520-%2525206_thumb.jpg?imgmax=800 Covering up the hand print of the dead father. Source: http://photobucket.com/gallery/user/dreamcrypt/media/cGF0aDpuZm9kcmVhbS9UaGVDZW1lbnRHYXJkZW4vdmxjc25hcC0zMjYyNTgucG5n/?ref= State of prefab. Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com/_IvRqty8ctDk/SjgVVZ9eZ4I/AAAAAAAAAuY/9F8FyGj6tGs/s400/Capture-2.bmp State of the garden. Source: media.baselineresearch.com/images/260364/260364_full.jpg Garden and psyche. Source: i60.fastpic.ru/big/2014/0407/de/d05c63028befac613dde97e9bfb89cde.jpg Dilapidation. Source: i.guim.co.uk/img/static/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/1/24/1390586442620/Charlotte-Gainsbourg-in-T-009.jpg?w=300&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&fit=max&s=210dcf9bb08987a34204e83944ff906f Dilapidation. Source: i.ytimg.com/vi/eeZ88jJrYRY/maxresdefault.jpg The rise of the tower blocks. Source: img.china-cdn88nmbwacdnln8hq8qwe.com/images/origin/48200/screen2.jpg … Continue reading Books – The Cement Garden (1978), Ian McEwan
Sommer Semester 2017, RWTH Aachen University Proseminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature Week 15 (Last session, 26 July 2017, Wednesday) A review of topics discussed in the course
Source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/big-data/3/steps/169923 Excerpt: What will you learn? We increasingly rely on networked computer systems and smart cards to support our everyday activities, and everything we do generates data – whether buying bread at the supermarket, taking a ride on public transport, or calling a friend for a chat. This data is opening up a new … Continue reading Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick
Current Reading Ellard, Colin. Places of the Heart - The Psychogeography of Everyday Life. Bellevue Literary Press, 2015.
Why Cities Should Embrace “Psychogeography” BY KINDER INSTITUTE · DECEMBER 28, 2015 Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | December 28, 2015 Colin Ellard is a Toronto-based neuroscientist who studies how our bodies and minds respond to different environments. The biggest tool at his disposal: his Urban Realities Laboratory, which lets him use virtual reality to create places and track … Continue reading Articles – Psychogeography
Streets with no game Boring cityscapes increase sadness, addiction and disease-related stress. Is urban design a matter of public health? Source: https://aeon.co/essays/why-boring-streets-make-pedestrians-stressed-and-unhappy Accessed: 13.5.2017
Welcome to Urban Realities Laboratory Join us at the Urbanspace Gallery in Toronto for "Psychology on the Street: Psycho-geographic exploration of urban life". A fantastic opportunity to explore how the urban environment influences our psychology. In our laboratory, we study the impact of urban design on human psychology. We employ a wide variety of methods ranging from … Continue reading Theory – Urban Realities Laboratory, University of Waterloo