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An Attempt at Graphical Analysis of the Transformation of les Halles in the Late 20th Century, with Some Implications
Keywords: urban transformation, Paris, process diagram, les Halles
Is it possible to represent exhaustively the design scales (Revel, 2006) of a thirty-years long urban transformation in just one scheme? Is it possible to consider such a thick description (Geertz, 1973) as autonomous and analytically useful?