Mobility Map
Posted by Sebastian on Jun 05, 2006
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Canal*ACCESSIBLE is an online mapping project that shows Barcelona from the perspective of people who have difficulty walking.

40 handicapped particpants use their camera-phones to document every problem and obstacle they encounter on their way through the city.

The images are posted to a website and each location and obstacle is described and placed on a map. The result is a map of the parts of Barcelona that is inaccessibility for people confined to wheelchairs.

3,578 architectural barriers and stumbling blocks have been documented on canal*ACCESSIBLE since December 2005. The project recently won Ars Electronica's Digital Communities award 2006.

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