The Grid and The Labyrinth

The use of a grid in architectural and urban planning, particularly at a large scale, would seem to be a rational procedure of obvious utility and without esoteric meaning, a means to control the design of complicated constructions that might otherwise seem labyrinthine in their complexity. But a labyrinth is not the antithesis of the grid and the two have a history that has informed architecture from prehistory until the present day. The ancient Romans built consistently on a large scale with a predilection for simple, regular ordering systems.

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