The aím of this work is to show the relevance of the french metric system for the urban regular configuration of brazilian cities, since the 19 th century. Differing from Spanish America, the orthogonal design has been found in the country only after this period. This kind of design appears not only in streets and blocks, but also in parceling.
Keywords: Urban Configuration, History of cities, Parceling, Metric System.
Palavras-chave: Configuração Urbana, História das Cidades, Parcelamento, Sistema Métrico.
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