Urban design explained: the signs, the symbols, the mysterious objects, and why LED panels have replaced the glow of neon

//Urban design explained: the signs, the symbols, the mysterious objects, and why LED panels have replaced the glow of neon

Urban design explained: the signs, the symbols, the mysterious objects, and why LED panels have replaced the glow of neon

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by Roman Mars (and Kurt Kohlstedt), Hodder & Stoughton. 4/5 starsAll this time we’ve been looking the wrong way, literally and metaphorically. “Wow!” skyscrapers. Check. Parks holding back the urban spew. Check. Infinite bridges, sensational homes, revolving restaurants crowning space needles, pseudo-Gothic triumphs, brutalist concrete boxes with a certain sneaky charm. Check, check, check.But to understand how cities…

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