Rectangular Grid for Ordering an Island
- Analyses the gridded city of Manhattan, illustrating how the grid structure in urban design is used in productive ways.
- Part of a series of four titles
- Explores the potential of the grid as a design tool
This book focusses on the city of Manhattan, specifically in regards to its grid-style design. The author proposes a number of original interventions that implicate this grid in productive ways. By emphasising the value of open forms for city design, they insist that the grid has the unique capacity to channel urban transformation both flexibly and productively, Manhattan Framework explores the potential of the grid as a design tool in both historical and projective terms, analysing its effect on urban processes.
- ORO Editions
- 12th Jun 2017
- Paperback / softback
- World excluding USA, Canada, Australasia & Asia (except Japan; China non-exclusive)
- 280 mm x 280 mm
- 122 Pages
- 100 color