Moscow Mapping - Rivoluzione culturale, progettuale e generazionale in corso d’opera | The Plan
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Moscow Mapping - Rivoluzione culturale, progettuale e generazionale in corso d’opera

Andrea Boschetti

Europa | Mosca

With this special edition on Moscow we have changed the graphic presentation of the GIS-based maps to make the urban picture they describe all the more readable.
The population density map (on the cover of this edition of The Plan) is now separate, no longer superimposed on views of the topography and road network. Population distribution can now be easily compared with the other maps: topography, services, public transport, and natural vegetation.
The new stand-alone population map demonstrates how the conventional approach of considering “average” population densities obtained by dividing the number of inhabitants by a given surface area can often lead to oversimplification. In contrast, GIS data based maps clearly show how the population clusters in certain areas. In Moscow, for example, high residential concentration is to be found mainly in the peripheral...

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