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Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Author: Mohsen Mostafavi
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Cartographic Grounds is visual compendium exploring the intersection of cartography and design through the provocative juxtaposition of maps and plans. The book offers a critique of data-driven mapping practices in the design disciplines. It argues for a return to cartographic representation, focusing on the depiction of the ground plane in landscape architecture and cartography. The book is framed by a series of critical essays and structured around ten representational techniques: soundings and spot elevations, isobaths and contours, hachures, shaded relief, land classification, figure-ground, stratigraphic column, cross section, line symbol, and conventional sign.
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General Fields

  • : 9781616893293
  • : Princeton Architectural Press
  • : Princeton Architectural Press
  • : June 2016
  • : 267mm X 216mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : Mohsen Mostafavi
  • : Hardback