April 03, 2023: Mapping for a sustainable world

Juliane Cron coordinates the Cartography master's program at the TUM School of Engineering and Design. Image: Cornelia Freund / TUM

Whether visiting a museum, strolling through the city or traveling - we use all our senses for orientation. But how do people with impairments, disabilities and disadvantages navigate? How can individual mobility and social participation be enabled with the help of digital information services? This is the question that the first-year students of the Cartography master's degree program addressed in their Mapping Project. Under the motto "Accessible Places, Everywhere: Mapping for Inclusivity", they designed digital, barrier-free visualizations of geodata in collaboration with the Pfennigparade Foundation in Munich. Read more