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Socioeconomic History of Urban Areas

Socioeconomic History of Urban Areas

SHUAMapOut

Bringing Hyperlocal
history to life

Combining interactive deep maps, story tours, data visualisations, historical maps and archive media together to be able to explore local history in a whole new way. Engage with inspiring socioeconomic history through storytelling that resonates.

SHUAMapOut

Bringing Hyperlocal
history to life

Combining interactive deep maps, story tours, data visualisations, historical maps and archive media together to be able to explore local history in a whole new way. Engage with inspiring socioeconomic history through storytelling that resonates.

 The Purpose

To reimagine how close mapping, geographic information systems and historical archives are used as methods for engaging with information. Bringing together previously disparate tools and methodologies to provide an immersive and memorable experience.

The Project 

SHUA’s latest project explored the Socioeconomic history of cork’s English Market from 1960-2010. Discover the incredible journey of the market through its evolution, rejuvenation, change, passion & endurance.

RESEARCH &
GATHER DATA

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Mapping &
media

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Formulate &
visualise

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Process 

Socioeconomic History of Cork’s English Market 1960-2010

Socioeconomic History of Cork’s English Market 1960-2010

brought to market  

View some behind the scenes footage of the process behind bringing our most recent project to life, taking textual information and turning it into an interactive,  immersive journey through time

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About SHUA

Exploring SHUA was developed to find a way to use deep mapping, data visualisations and various other digital tools to create a way to explore socioeconmic history of culturally rich urban areas. Combining a multitude of tools and methodologies to make engaging, insightful and memorable representations of the powerful stories in local and national communities. SHUA was created as a Digital Humanities & IT final year project in University College Cork. 

Get In Touch

For more information on the work at SHUA, the research, inquiries, suggestions, questions or anything in between, reach out using the form or by email below There’s nothing too big or too small, would love to hear from you. 

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