The Grid

ANALYZE BUENOS AIRES URBAN FABRIC

Before deepening into material aspects of the block the unit should be familiarize with the different formal aspects of Sao Paulo. In groups (XL,L,M), the unit will create an archive of drawings in different scales with information about the urban grain, voids, density and urban form.

Compulsory Readings
“Steering Regeneration in Cities” in Cities and Social Equity: Inequality, territory and urban form, Detailed Report of LSE, pp.6-2 to 7-21.
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Reference books
Richard Burdett: Living in the endless city: the Urban Age project by the London School of Economics and Deutsche Bank’s Alfred Herrhausen Society, London: Phaidon, 2011, pp.148-187.
South American Cities:Securing an urban future, LSE Newspaper.
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Presentation: Tuesday 22nd October in the Unit Space (10.00-6pm)

Groups:
XL – David and Shereen XL
L – Alex, Alvaro, Laurens and Soso L
M – Attira, George and Tomasso M

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