Roberto Casati, Magda Stanová, and Stéphanie Roisin, 2010
Every city can be analyzed using figure-ground maps. But what should be the figure, and what should be the ground? And what do we do for cities that have two overlapping systems? Gondoliers in Venice circumnavigate islands, but pedestrians see blocks, which do not coincide with islands. The map in blue shows Venice as it is accessible to pedetrians.Given:
1, blocks for pedestrians.
2, islands for gondoliers.
We make a helpful taxonomy for those searching for their ideal surroundings.
Of 123 islands and 1027 blocks,