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Wendy Brawer - Extending the impacts of Green Mapmaking


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Wendy Brawer - Extending the impacts of Green Mapmaking

  1. 1. 775 projects in 60Rio Green Map in countries …
  2. 2. Locally made Green Maps highlight natural, cultural, socialand green living sites using Green Map System’s global icons and tools Over 500 unique Green Map® editions are published, including 15 in NYC
  3. 3. Green Map projects are led by community groups, NGOs, schools,enterprises, tourism and city agencies - each with their own goals
  4. 4. Green Map’s award-winning icons identify, promote and link thousandsof ecological, cultural, social and green living sites multi-lingual posters at Barcelona’s Farmers & Robeson US’s Sun Factory Artisans Market kayak tours Yogyakarta ID’s Breda NL’s Hybrid Geologic Feature Eco Center Vehicles
  5. 5. We share adaptable tools and offer support, consulting and strategiesfor printed, interactive and other types of Green Maps Icons: I70 icons guide the selection of and then highlight each sustainable site Mapmaking Guides: Stakeholder engagement, research, design, marketing, etc. Multimedia Resources: Multilingual websites, books, workshops, videos Archives: Green Maps, stories, exhibits, presentations and exchanges
  6. 6. Open Green Map is our interactive ‘social mapping’ platform – it’sused online, on mobile phones and as embedded maps using widgets 18,000 sites 220 maps 8 language interface
  7. 7. Green Map System has received national and internationalawards in addition to those won by local Green Map projects Victor J Papanek Social Design Award – Open Green Map’s awards Design for the Real World Redux 2011 Treehugger Best of Green US National Sustainability Award: Living Labs Global New Communications Tools INDEX Awards Finalist United Nations Global Best Practices 100 Cause / Affect The Tech Awards Laureate Tele Atlas Maps in Apps NetSquared Spirit of the Land - Salt Lake City Olympics We Media Pitch It EXPO 2000 Project Award the World
  8. 8. Open Green Maps can be created with public site suggestionsand contributions of images, videos, ratings, and moreOpen Green Map: Development• lowers technological and financial barriers to online mapping• preserves valuable community organizing and dissemination• increases public participation, exchange and impacts• make content sharable and useful in different waysDrupal, Google Map,Green Map Icons &Local Knowledge
  9. 9. Register at to create a new Open Green Map with atheme, neighborhood or cultural focus Export – CSV or KML
  10. 10. Any smartphone user can explore the sites or suggest new ones –there’s a Green Map iPhone App and embedded widgets Currently in ‘beta’. Let’s work together to make a NYC mobile app and/or improve our current
  11. 11. We’d love to mash a Green NYC App that includes our 900 sites andprint map PDF with your data
  12. 12. Let’s work together to develop an on-the-street marker system forlocal sites that meet Green Map criteria
  13. 13. 500 Green Maps plus education and outreach tools created worldwide willbe Archived in NYC. There’s a digital component we can co-create Users: planners, travelers, entrepreneurs, students, etc
  14. 14. Involve the next gen – make the community the classroom.Teachers disk, energy modules –
  15. 15. We have worked directly with NYU, Parson, Pace, Columbia – perhapsthere is a new kind of higher ed tool we can co-develop
  16. 16. We’re open to collaboration in NYC – and beyond
  17. 17. …expanding resources for involving the community and media
  18. 18. …creatively expressing our visions for a more sustainable and healthycommunity in many mediums, for/with diverse audiences
  19. 19. Think Global, Map Local! Explore +1 212 674 @GreenMap