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THIRD COAST ATLAS: PRELUDE TO A PLAN. Ed. by Charles Waldheim. Actar, Barcelona, 2017. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Actar D/Actar Distribution Inc., New York. 352 pp. 34 x 29 cm. ISBN 9781940291918 In English.
Due date: January 2017. Publisher's description: This thick description encompasses a range of representational forms including maps, plans, diagrams, timelines, and photographs, as well as speculative design research projects and critical texts. It proposes a new geographic gestalt for urban analysis. Superimposed upon the North American continent, and with easily recognizable yet divergent political and geological borders, this megaregion traverses portions of eight US states and two Canadian provinces, as well as the world's largest collection of fresh water. Third Coast Atlas characterizes the littoral edge as a distinct field of urbanization, and constructs a reading of the region both specific and speculative. This publication won a Graham Foundation Grant.
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 174325
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