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Urbanistica Cover 127

Building on Buchanan: evolving road hierarchy for today's urbanism

progetto, project, manuali, strade, road, street,
manuals, tools & information

Stephen Marshall

Hierarchy is not only the rigid device it often appears to be, but can be a robust, flexible tool for the generation of urban layout. Following research investigation into the nature of road hierarchy, it emerges that hierarchical principles can be used creatively to form the foundation of a broader, more general system for street management.

This article appears in issue 127 of Urbanistica (pag. 114).