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The City Is Ours #5: Manhole Covers


  • 150 x 220 mm
  • 80 pages
  • Soft cover
  • English
  • ISBN 978-952-65286-1-8

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(taken from ideabooks.nl)

The 5th issue of ‘The City Is Ours’ focusses on manhole covers, each uniquely designed, revealing stories about civic identity, history, and utility. This edition showcases their evolution from mere functional objects to forms of artistic expression, featuring everything from ornate covers in Japan to the historical designs of early urban planners. It delves into how these everyday fixtures have inspired artists, engaged historians, and captivated the curious. Have you ever wondered about the secrets and stories these everyday artefacts might hold?