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Can our cities be planned? Does the function follow the form? The New York experience

Author
Peñin, A.; Peñín , A.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
24th ISUF 2017: City and Territory in the Globalization Age
Date of publication
2017
Presentation's date
2017-09-28
Book of congress proceedings
24th ISUF International Conference: Valencia 2017, 27, 28, 29 September: City and Territory in the Globalization Age: Conference proceedings: Book of papers
First page
115
Last page
122
Publisher
Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València
DOI
10.4995/ISUF2017.2017.7017
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/108115 Open in new window
https://riunet.upv.es/handle/10251/100764 Open in new window
URL
http://www.lalibreria.upv.es/portalEd/UpvGEStore/products/p_6366-1-1 Open in new window
Abstract
Do we need urban planning? For a better future, for a better territorial integration, for attending collective demands? New York is at the other side of the usual answer. Manhattan is an example of the versatility of a single pattern, drawn on a paper over a territory with very different features. When it comes to reality, it uniforms it, and fills it with progressive, unattended and renewed demands, with no more plan than the one that is demanded by an efficient economic system. Its urban plan ...
Citation
Peñin, A., Peñín , A. Can our cities be planned? Does the function follow the form? The New York experience. A: International Seminar on Urban Form. "24th ISUF International Conference: Valencia 2017, 27, 28, 29 September: City and Territory in the Globalization Age: Proceedings". Valencia: Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València, 2017, p. 1-9.
Keywords
Manhattan, New York, Uniform pattern, Urban planning, Versatility
Group of research
AR.I.EN - Architecture, Industry and Engineering

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