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Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary.


Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

Edited by Jil Desimini and Charles Waldheim

Princeton Architectural Press


270 pages




Desimini and Waldheim analyze ten modes of cartographic representation, arguing for a cross-disciplinary approach to visualization in cartography. The authors cover the following modes through comparing and contrasting them: sounding, spot elevation, isobath, contour, hachure, hatch, shaded relief, land classification, figure-ground, stratigraphic column, cross section, line symbol, and conventional sign over the course of the bookAEs ten chapters. Jill Desimini and Charles Waldheim are faculty member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in Massachusetts. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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