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Reno Park Studies

Reno Park Update 091017: Nolli Fails

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This is what the average street looks like in Tobago. 30 foot setback, grass, buildings.

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This is a part of the Nolli Plan. It’s a famous figure-ground drawing of Rome by a man of the same name that makes a visual comparison between structures and open space. There had been many drawings of Rome before, but Nolli’s particular drawing innovates on the others by showing the ground floor interior spaces or courtyards as part of the white space. It revealed columns and arcades, relating architecture to the urban form. read more »