Drawing Maps Without Roads

I drew a map without roads for a project that I am working on.

I love that in the map the two beautiful rivers in my borough are revealed as a spine running right through. And how it highlights the way that roads have come to dominate, and often blight, our communities, landscapes and lives.

We plan to populate it with stories about the parks and green spaces that people love. And to think about the way places feel different when the focus is upon nature and people instead of cars

The simple act of the roads’ removal becomes an open invitation to imagine what if…

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