How are new technologies deepening our understanding of how people relate to place? And how can our evolving understanding of the brain improve how cities are designed? The last decade has seen the emergence of mobile electroencephalography (EEG) based brain computer interfaces (BCI), which are able to quantify our subjective experiences of the world around […]
National Parks Now is a competition inviting multidisciplinary teams of young professionals to develop strategies for reshaping the National Parks visitor experience. As the National Park Service prepares to celebrate its centennial in 2016, the competition highlights four parks in the Northeast Region as case studies for attracting diverse audiences, telling new stories, and engaging the next generation of visitors at a time of fast-evolving technologies, regional contexts, and audience expectations. The National Parks Now sites tell complex stories about one of the country’s densest and most diverse urban regions, containing countless layers of the nation’s economic, ecological, and cultural history.