Deconstructed Maps by Armelle Caron

Deconstructed Map by Armelle Caron

Montpellier-based artist Armelle Caron deconstructed several city maps, rearranging the blocks by shape and size and organizing the pieces into tidy rows, in a bizarre reinterpretation of the notion of the “city grid.”

Above, a deconstructed map of the artist’s hometown of Montpellier. Below, the original map:

Deconstructed Map by Armelle Caron

Below, Paris, with its many triangular blocks:

Deconstructed Map by Armelle Caron

Deconstructed Map by Armelle Caron

Below, New York City, containing mostly rectilinear blocks:

Deconstructed Map by Armelle Caron

Deconstructed Map by Armelle Caron

Via Magical Urbanism.

One thought on “Deconstructed Maps by Armelle Caron

  1. Wow, these are absolutely stunning! Thank you so much for sharing this artist’s beautiful work.

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