Tektonomastics: Mapping Buildings With Personality

Tektonomastics: Mapping Buildings With Personality

A collaborative online project aims to map of the forgotten landscape of named residential buildings in New York City.

Naresh Kumar
  • 8 october 2010

Tektonomastics is a collaborative effort by Haruka Horiuchi and Frank Hebbert to highlight a hidden side of New York’s buildings by creating a map of named residential structures in the state. The duo has initiated a community project and invites residents to contribute by putting named buildings on their online map, thus evoking memories of a time when owners and builders used to name their residential properties.

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