some emergent markets


ground rules by Daphne Lasky
July 7, 2010, 9:58 pm
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As Jie mentioned in an earlier post, the skeletal framework for the Place Maubert market spills off of a traffic island and into the street. A continuous field–how exciting! However, on market day, the full set-up suggested that the island/street separation does have a bit of an effect on flows through the stalls. In the photograph below, you can see that a circulation route is aligned with a sloped curb, and that where the curb is higher and steeper, vendors stash all of their infrastructural stuff.

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