Urban Grids Spanish Language Version: Ciudad Regular

Manual Para Disenar Mallas y Tramas Urbanas

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Urban Grids: Handbook for Regular City Design is the result of a five-year design research project undertaken by professor Joan Busquets and Dingliang Yang at the Harvard Graduate School of Design…

 

SKU: 90745
Binding: Hardbound
ISBN: 978-1-940743-95-0
Pages: 680 pp
Publication Date: Fall 2018
Size: 8.5″ x 11″ portrait
World Rights: Available

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“'Ciudad Regular' analyzes cities and urban projects that utilize the grid as the main structural device for allowing rational development”

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Binding

Hardbound

ISBN

978-1-940743-95-0

Pages

680 pp

Publication date

Fall 2018

Size

8.5" x 11" portrait

World rights

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Overview

Urban Grids: Handbook for Regular City Design is the result of a five-year design research project undertaken by professor Joan Busquets and Dingliang Yang at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. The research that is the foundation for this publication emphasizes the value of open forms for city design, a publication that specifically insists that the grid has the unique capacity to absorb and channel urban transformation flexibly and productively. Urban Grids analyzes cities and urban projects that utilize the grid as the main structural device for allowing rational development, and goes further to propose speculative design projects capable of suggesting new urban paradigms drawn from the grid as a design tool. Consisting of six major parts, it is divided into the following topics:

  • The atlas of grid cities
  • Grid projects through history
  • The 20th-century dilemma
  • The atlas of contemporary grid projects
  • Projective tools for the future
  • Good-grid city as an open form coping with new urban issues

Awards and Recognition:
Gold winner of the Independent Book Publisher Association’s 2020 Benjamin Franklin Book Award in the Professional and Technical category
Honorable mention in the 2020 Publishing Professionals Network Award in the Reference and Scholarly category
Reviewed by Urban Morphology, Archidose, and Archdaily

Authors

Joan Busquets, world-renowned urban planner and architect, is the first Martin Bucksbaum Professor in Practice of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Dingliang Yang is an Instructor in Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is an architect, urban designer, and the founding partner of VARY Design. His works are interdisciplinary and dedicated to critical research and cross-scale innovative design as responses to different urban issues during cities’ developments and regenerations. His works also have been widely published in media including Archdaily, Dezeen, Archinect, and Architectural Review, as well as exhibited in the Venice Biennale, Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing Design Week, China International Architectural Decoration and Design Art Fair, Shanghai Urban Space Art Season (SUSAS) and Architecture and Design Museum in Los Angeles.

Michael Keller is a landscape and architectural designer and a recent graduate from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Additional Info

SKU: 90745
Binding: Case: 3c (black + two pantone colors) + spot UV + 1/s matt lamination x 0c on 128gsm glossy art paper over 3mm boards; Ends: 2c x 2c (two pantone colors) on 157gsm matt art paper; Text: 4c x 4c on 128gsm matt art paper
ISBN: 9781951541491
Pages: 680 pp (656pp text +24pp vellum (tracking paper) tipped-in in two places + ends + case)
Publication Date: Spring 2020
Size: 8.27″ x 11.69″ Portrait

Special features:Vellum to print 4c x 0c on 135gsm vellum (tracing paper). Case bound, section sewn, separate ends, fully cased in, square backed, H&T bands, paper grain to run parallel to the spine, individually shrink wrapped.

Urban Grids Spanish Language Version: Ciudad Regular

“'Ciudad Regular' analyzes cities and urban projects that utilize the grid as the main structural device for allowing rational development”

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