figure ground Tag

09 Oct Building Blocks of Louisville | Square 9

The ninth one-mile square of Louisville. What is at the center of this figure-ground map? The building scale and street patterns are similar to Square 6 which was Anchorage so that probably rules out the streetcar suburbs close to downtown.    ...

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02 Oct Building Blocks of Louisville | Square 8

The eighth one-mile square of Louisville. What is at the center of this figure-ground map? Look at the scale of the buildings compared to past maps. ANSWER: Map centered on Third and Muhammad Ali where the Urban Design Studio is located. The building masses compared to...

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02 Oct Building Blocks of Louisville | Square 7

The seventh one-mile square of Louisville has some features to the built environment that may give away its location pretty quickly. Look at the patterns of the streets, the size of the structures and the bends in the road. What intersection that has the...

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02 Oct Building Blocks of Louisville | Square 6

The sixth one-mile square of Louisville has a form that is very different from the previous five and is a bit more difficult. Can you identify the commercial node at the center of this figure-ground map? There are few highly visible landmarks in this map, but...

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27 Sep Building Blocks of Louisville | Square 4

For our fourth one-mile square of Louisville, from the Building Blocks of Louisville exhibit, we again have some pretty distinct features that may immediately be recognizable. But, without the aid of street names, can you identify the activity node at the center of this figure-ground map?...

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27 Sep Building Blocks of Louisville | Square 3

The third one-mile square of Louisville in our series from the Building Blocks of Louisville exhibit has some pretty distinct features that should make this a pretty easy one to figure out. Can you identify the activity node at the center of this figure-ground map? What story...

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27 Sep Building Blocks of Louisville | Square 2

The second one-mile square of Louisville, as part of the Building Blocks of Louisville exhibit, is a bit more difficult. Can you identify the node at the center of this figure-ground map? It is extremely easy to get turned around in this part of town, does...

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