culture of congestion http://localhost/taxonomy/term/274/all en The complex grid http://localhost/2009/02/16/the-complex-grid <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden prose"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>In a medieval-era city the pace of urban growth is slow to a point where the growth of the city is not consciously noticed. Buildings are added sporadically, in random shape and order, as the extremely scarce economic situation makes no other pattern possible. Typically this means that the shape of streets will match the existing natural paths of movement, giving the street network an organic structure that is preserved through successive transformations in the urban fabric.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 17 Feb 2009 00:52:42 +0000 Mathieu Helie 121 at http://localhost