Patterns in the Contemporary City

Monday, Wed, 12-14 Feb

Reading the city

concentric growth

plan, imposed order

urban processes and the plan

interwoven order and process

texture, blocks, rows

variety and porches in rows at edge


protocol of front vs. back

block interior
ell, court housing

institutions precede

commercial intensity, functional specialization

differentiation among residence; read ambitions, institutions

edge, old farms, new houses

1855 aerial view,

industry, linear spines

urban change:, changes in use

parking, industry, commerce,

neglect, read level of defense






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