Spatial Information and the Legibility of Urban Form: Big Data in Urban Morphology

30 Sep 2019 Boeing Geoff

Urban planning and morphology have relied on analytical cartography and visual communication tools for centuries to illustrate spatial patterns, propose designs, compare alternatives, and engage the public. Classic urban form visualizations - from Giambattista Nolli's ichnographic maps of Rome to Allan Jacobs's figure-ground diagrams of city streets - have compressed physical urban complexity into easily comprehensible information artifacts... (read more)

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