Paris figure ground plan

Cycling around Paris

Figure Ground Plan of Paris – Drawn 2011 for the Climax City Project Paris in pattern. black and white marble

Espacio Cero · MANIFESTODROMO

Espacio Cero · MANIFESTODROMO

figure ground:Two students from NC State have recently hatched a great t-shirt company, Wear You Live, featuring figure-ground diagrams of 15 major US cities screen-printed on comfy shirts. Kick ass. (via ok great)

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figure ground:Two students from NC State have recently hatched a great t-shirt company, Wear You Live, featuring figure-ground diagrams of 15 major US cities screen-printed on comfy shirts. Most likely composed in photoshop and indesign.

1-SCALE 1:10.000/1.000 ********************* [The six 1-square mile samples of urban patterns (above) and their primal graphs (below): 1. Ahmedabad; 2. Barcelona; 3. San Francisco; 4. Venezia; 5. Wien; 6. Walnut Creek. Cities are so diverse that, at a first sight, it seems hard to imagine that they share any common, though hidden, pattern, which is what they actually do.]

The six mile samples of urban patterns (above) and their primal graphs (below): Ahmedabad;

Bill Rankin - Underdevelopment 2: relation to zoning

"Bill Rankin - Underdevelopment relation to zoning" I challenge anyone to visit Manhattan and identify a place that is underdeveloped.

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Even before Nolli Map of Rome famously rendered interior public spaces of that city as parts of the open civic landscape, basic figure-and-ground maps have told

Nolli Map of Washington D. C.

Figure ground diagram of Washington, DC One of the basic tools urban designers use is a figure ground map. A figure ground diagram repres.

Building Hyperdensity and Civic Delight

Americans are conflicted about urban development: somehow we’ve demonized both sprawl and density. Here’s the case for the hyperdense city: prosperous, sustainable, delightful.

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