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Zoning Traffic Fatalities

James Proctor
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Pitch Interactive

What consequences do our choices about zoning have for the people traveling our streets?


Life and Death in the Built Environment demonstrates the consequences of how we choose to construct our city. Like most American cities, zoning has had a profound effect on the shape of New York, and the lives of it’s citizens. This piece is designed to prompt questions about who is empowered to make these decisions, how these choices effect our perception of a place's character, and who is welcomed or put at risk as a result.

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James Proctor

James Proctor is an engineer at Pitch Interactive, a data visualization studio. He's interesting in creating pieces that help provide people with new perspectives on information and the world around them. His work has been featured in group shows at CICA, Harvest Works, XXXI, Dose Projects, Gallery Aferro, and Human NYC.