The Art of Metro Maps

What is a Metro map?

Information and Urban Identity: Read, Use, Memorize

Why build metro maps?

Common language: world citizenship
Mental image of the city
The map is the network

How to build a metro map?

Composition: Geography, Topology, Symbolism, Structure, Hierarchy
Approach: Consistency, Sincerity, Modesty

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