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Pamphlet Architecture 26: Thirteen Projects for the Sheridan Expressway

Science and Technics


by
Jonathan D. Solomon

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 80 pages

File size: 21.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The thirteen projects take as their subject a site of contested transportation infrastructure–the Sheridan Expressway. By proposing new typologies for this site, these studies seek to mediate the spaces in the city where local and regional meet. Referencing the introduction of the modern parkway into the Bronx, the grading of the Central Park transverse roads, and other works that have redefined the relationship between parks and roads, author Jonathan Solomon suggests a system by which large projects might again be built in American cities.

The thirteen projects take as their subject a site of contested transportation infrastructure–the Sheridan Expressway. By proposing new typologies for this site, these studies seek to mediate the spaces in the city where local and regional meet. Referencing the introduction of the modern parkway into the Bronx, the grading of the Central Park transverse roads, and other works that have redefined the relationship between parks and roads, author Jonathan Solomon suggests… (more)

The thirteen projects take as their subject a site of contested transportation infrastructure–the Sheridan Expressway. By proposing new typologies for this site, these studies seek to mediate the spaces in the city where local and regional meet. Referencing the introduction of the modern parkway into the Bronx, the grading of the Central Park transverse roads, and other works that have redefined the relationship between parks and roads, author Jonathan Solomon suggests a system by which large projects might again be built in American cities.

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