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Infinite Delmar Loop #2
|| 8/6/2006 || 1:57 pm || Comments Off on Infinite Delmar Loop #2 || ||

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Infinite Delmar Loop No. 2 by Nikolas Schiller

View the Google Map of Delmar Loop in University City, Missouri.

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Jefferson City Quilt #2
|| 6/10/2006 || 9:30 am || Comments Off on Jefferson City Quilt #2 || ||

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Jefferson City Quilt no.2 by Nikolas R. Schiller

View the Google Map of Jefferson City, Missouri.


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Jefferson City Quilt
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Both #1 & #2 came out nicely. I like number one slightly more…

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Saint Louis Quilt – First Derivative (#3)
|| 1/26/2006 || 8:53 pm || Comments Off on Saint Louis Quilt – First Derivative (#3) || ||

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Shadows & Reflections,
630ft of steel beauty,
Union of where East meets West,
this one is one of the best.

It shows one of first fractal quilt projections featuring downtown Saint Louis, Missouri as a octagon quilt projection using imagery from around 2002.

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Saint Louis Quilt #2
|| 1/25/2006 || 8:04 am || Comments Off on Saint Louis Quilt #2 || ||

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This map shows downtown Saint Louis, Missouri as a octagon quilt projection using imagery from around 2002.

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Maryland Heights Quilt
|| 11/29/2005 || 1:57 pm || Comments Off on Maryland Heights Quilt || ||

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When I gave the my mom & two sisters maps of the apartment we grew up in, I realized I needed to make a map of the house my mom’s fiance & his son live at. Located not far from the intersection of highway 70 & 270 in Northwest Saint Louis County in Maryland Heights, Missouri, I chose to select an area that is strictly suburban with only houses & streets. The result is a rendering that doesn’t have any geographic identifiers aside from that brown blob in the center (its a small grove of trees). It took me quite awhile to find their house, but I was able to, just barely! I will probably make another map using this imagery, but I need to make sure that their house shows up a bit more. Yet while it was rendering I downloaded a bunch more source imagery: Providence, RI, the Mission District in San Fran (my sister lives there), and Rodeo Drive in West Hollywood (something for my LA friends)….so the docket is stacked for the next week or so, but I first need to prepare all of this imagery!

What I like most about this rendering, simply, is the way the houses and streets make the essence of this rendering instead of a specific location.

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Marquette High School Quilt
|| 11/28/2005 || 1:39 pm || 2 Comments Rendered || ||

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In the last two weeks I’ve reconnected with about 10 different folks I knew back in high school. To celebrate this, and to actually follow through with one of my old ideas, I made a rendering for my high school in Clarkson Valley, MissouriMarquette High School. Located about 22 miles from downtown Saint Louis, in the affluent West County, this public high school cost over 20 million dollars to construct and in less than 10 years it was expanded to hold more students. There were trailers placed in the front of the school for a few years and the year after I graduated in 1999, they finished the expansion and removed the trailers. The aerial photograph used was taken by the USGS in March of 2002, and if you look closely, the sidewalk in front of the school is still visible where the trailers used to be.

I could probably go on & on about aboutt this rendering, filling in every detail of the complex mental map I have, but I won’t. If I do another rendering, I’ll be sure to add another story or two about that place, space, and time.

For Christmas, I’d like to print up a copy of this rendering and donate it to the school….

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I am in the Saint Louis Post Dispatch!
|| 11/30/2002 || 12:13 am || Comments Off on I am in the Saint Louis Post Dispatch! || ||

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Nikolas Schiller, 22, of Ballwin, a student at George Washington University, said security officers inside the Galleria were not so accommodating when he tried to hand out “Buy Nothing Day” leaflets inside the mall.

He said he left when they threatened to have him arrested for trespassing.

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