London creative design consultants Schulze & Webb wanted to explore the best way to visually navigate through dense cities.
What they came up with is now called “Here & There,” and it lets you simultaneously and seamlessly view a city from the point of view where your are standing and from a bird’s eye view in the sky.
Why? “Because the ability to be in a city and to see through it is a superpower, and it’s how maps should work.”
Here’s the map:
Here’s the visualization:
This is how GPS should work…
Here & There featured in Wired UK — read
Design origins and sources, powers and cities — read
Video of how GPS could work in a bendy Manhattan — read