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February 15, 2012, 12pm PST
A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York provides an opportunity for reflection on what Rem Koolhaas once called "the most courageous act of prediction in Western civilization."
The Architect's Newspaper
February 14, 2012, 2pm PST
With new research in hand, Fanis Grammenos revisits his analysis of the efficiency of the Simple Grid, and asks what, in fact, should be the preferred layout for a new neighbourhood.
Fanis Grammenos
October 19, 2009, 5am PDT

For American planners, Portland, OR is held up as a shining example of urban planning, and credit is given to its compact grid. But is Portland's grid worthy of adulation?

Fanis Grammenos, Douglas Pollard
March 23, 2009, 1pm PDT
In these austere times, some urbanists are advocating greater use of the traditional rectilinear grid — an efficient, less expensive, but also challenging pattern.
New Urban News