Manhattan : rectangular grid for ordering an island
Busquets, Joan
Redesigning Gridded Cities focuses with extreme detail on four paradigmatic gridded cities, Manhattan, Chicago, Barcelona, and Hangzhou by analyzing these cities and proposing their own interventions that implicate the grid in productive ways. They emphasize the value of open forms for city design, and specifically insist that the grid has the unique capacity to absorb and channel urban transformation flexibly and productively. In both historical and projective, this series of books explore the potential of the grid as a design tool to produce a multitude of urban processes and forms.
Detalles del libro
  • Clasificación: RVA NA 9127 N5 B87
  • Editorial: Applied Research and Design Publishing
  • Año: 2017
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