aging + place

( 2018 )

Aging + Place is an action research project about the experiences of the elderly in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The project situates the particular histories & conditions of neighborhood seniors within citywide discourse about aging in New York. Through interviews, observation, and secondary research, the project generated graphics and data visualizations designed to spark intergenerational dialogue.

mapping resources for the aging

The project generated both static and online maps to visualize the distribution of resources for the elderly in Greenpoint, as well as their capacity.

data visualizations


abbyzan (at) newschool (dot) edu

Brooklyn, NY

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