Property Praxis is an interactive web application that visually maps the impact of speculative investment in the housing market on Detroit's physical and topographical geography.
Property Praxis is a project of the Urban Praxis Workshop. Property Praxis was developed by:
- Joshua Akers (Research)
- Alex B. Hill (Design/Research)
- Aaron Petcoff (Web Design/Development)
More information about the project is available at https://urbanpraxis.org/portfolio/property-praxis/.
For information about building your own custom Property Praxis map for visualizing property speculation data, see the section on customization below.
This project uses Ember
$ npm install -g ember
$ git clone https://github.com/alexbhill/project-pip.git && cd project-pip $ npm install && bower install $ ember serve
This will serve locally at http://localhost:4200
This application is served essentially as a static site entirely from GitHub pages. To deploy changes to the
gh-pages branch, you can run a convenicence script,
$ npm run deploy
This script runs the
ember build command for production and pushes a new subtree to
This repository can be forked and customized with your own data. The only requirement is that you host your data on CartoDB.
- Fork this repository
app/config/enviroment.jsand replace the necessary properties with your own information.
- Run the deploy script with
$ npm run deploy. It's all pretty easy.