Ring Roads! (via Encountering Urbanization)

I’m not sure why planners don’t like ring roads: Space Syntax from UCL London indicates that the shape of most cities that grow naturally grow in a “spoked wheel” form like London and Beijing. SPACE SYNTAX UCL,

London , Connectivity Space Syntax UCL

London  is one of the coloured rings in the Rice graphic shown below,

Very nice graphic though!

Ring Roads! Ring roads are not loved by all planners, but the are certainly fascinating when compared across the world on this poster by Rice University’s School of Architecture: Rings Roads of the World. Melissa … Read More

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