A Lifetime Devoted to Sketching the Design Details of the New York Subway
Great piece from Hyperallergic on artist Philip Ashforth Coppola and his work sketching NYC subway station design.
The most encyclopedic history of the art and architecture of New York City’s subway is slowly being compiled by one man, who sketches every design detail of its stations. Philip Ashforth Coppola (who also goes by Philip Copp) published his first volume of Silver Connections in 1984, and, working chronologically, he estimates he’ll finish his project by 2030.
“Sooner or later, a lot of these will change. They may not be remembered anymore, that’s why I’m making a record of it,” Coppola says in One Track Mind, a 2005 documentary short created by Jeremy Workman.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.