Metis: Urban Cartographies
Urban Cartographies is simultaneously an architectural storybook and guide, leading the reader through a landscape of recoded urban elements, 'fields', conditions and texts. This journey documents a series of innovative architectural procedures, dealing with representation, chance, narrative and the 'urban imaginary'. Urban Cartographies features proposals for the cities of Ottawa, Canada and Venice, Italy, amongst others. The book is published inconjunctiion with an international touring exhibition of recent work by Dorrian and Hawker.
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Britannia Basin Manchester 38 Mimetic Urbanism Verona 48 Micro Urbanism Ottawa 74 Cabinet of the City Rome
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Adrian Hawker anchorages architectural field arkhive and horizon bar/cafe and restaurant beam bookshop Britannia Basin housing cabinet element cabinet of collections cafe/restaurant Cagliari exhibition space canal car park competition complex conference hall contemporary art courtyard courtyard/garden level density Department of Architecture depots educational facility event and exhibition event-space lying exhibition area floor former stable buildings ft ft ft gallery level Gillian Rose gives access glazed gallery space Grand Tour Grand Tourist incised landscape latitude and longitude Longitude Resolved Britannia lot lines maisonette Manchester Mimetic Urbanism Mark Dorrian Master of Architecture metis mezzanine Mike Shaw narrative Nizza north horizon Ottawa Cabinet performance spaces plate primary foyer principal foyer public spaces ramped ground plane Reggio Emilia research and documentation Resolved Britannia Basin Rome secondary foyer slots staircase streets surface unfolded cabinet University of Edinburgh urban field varying scales Verona Fair Verona Micro Urbanism vertical circulation Viale del Lavoro visitor walkway