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REDESIGNING GRIDDED CITIES: MANHATTAN, CHICAGO, BARCELONA, HANGZHOU. Joan Busquets. Applied Research and Design Publishing, ORO Editions, Novato, 2016. Distributed by Actar D/Actar Distribution Inc., New York. Four volumes. ISBN 9781939621504 In English.
Due date: December 2016. The volumes included in this box set are also available individually; see Worldwide 175722 (Manhattan), 175723 (Chicago), 175724 (Barcelona) and Worldwide 175725 (Hangzhou). Publisher's description: 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.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 175726
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