PROTOTYPE

 

 

WALKING CINEMA:  MUSEUM OF THE HIDDEN CITY is an interactive documentary about the history of affordable housing set in the real world streets of San Francisco.  Formatted as a smartphone-guided walking tour, the project will uses GPS, immersive audio, and on-site installations to make audiences feel like they are exploring a highly interactive exhibit in a museum without walls. 

This prototype for the app portion of the documentary focuses on the life and work of Justin Herman, who lead San Francisco’s Redevelopment Agency from 1959 to 1971.   

To experience the prototype you can do the following:

WATCH A VIDEO WALKTHROUGH OF THE EXPERIENCE

This video shows the audience's experience of the site, audio, app, and installations along the route of the prototype.  

DOWNLOAD THE APP

Download the app and walk it yourself if you are in San Francisco or browse the design and listen to the audio remotely.  

Then you can look at user studies of the prototype here:

AUDIENCE TESTING

 

FUNDING PROVIDED BY THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS