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Pentagram

‘A Country of Cities’

Book Design

Design for a book that illustrates how well-designed cities are the key to solving America's national challenges.

Section openers appear as spreads of display type. Zoom Enlarge 1

Section openers appear as spreads of display type.

Key points of the manifesto appear as double-page spreads. Zoom Enlarge 2

Key points of the manifesto appear as double-page spreads.

1 Section openers appear as spreads of display type. 2 Key points of the manifesto appear as double-page spreads. 3 Images of SHoP designs for the East River Waterfront and Pier 15 in New York.

Images of SHoP designs for the East River Waterfront and Pier 15 in New York. Zoom Enlarge 3

Images of SHoP designs for the East River Waterfront and Pier 15 in New York.

Chart showing the loss of density in U.S. metropolitan regions, 1910-2000. Zoom Enlarge 4

Chart showing the loss of density in U.S. metropolitan regions, 1910-2000.

Diagram of public investment in infrastructure as a percent of gross domestic product. Zoom Enlarge 5

Diagram of public investment in infrastructure as a percent of gross domestic product.

Detail illustrating the 'American Dream.' Zoom Enlarge 6

Detail illustrating the 'American Dream.'

4 Chart showing the loss of density in U.S. metropolitan regions, 1910-2000. 5 Diagram of public investment in infrastructure as a percent of gross domestic product. 6 Detail illustrating the 'American Dream.'

Diagrams of urban density, left; examples of hyperdensity, right. Zoom Enlarge 1

Diagrams of urban density, left; examples of hyperdensity, right.

Infographics illustrating zoning for density to build a 'high-low' city. Zoom Enlarge 2

Infographics illustrating zoning for density to build a 'high-low' city.

1 Diagrams of urban density, left; examples of hyperdensity, right. 2 Infographics illustrating zoning for density to build a 'high-low' city. 3 Opening spread of the manifesto that closes the book.

Opening spread of the manifesto that closes the book. Zoom Enlarge 3

Opening spread of the manifesto that closes the book.

'The Whole Enchilada' infographic illustrating the 'infrastructure of opportunity.' Zoom Enlarge

'The Whole Enchilada' infographic illustrating the 'infrastructure of opportunity.'