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Graphics for Urban Design

B. Meeda, N. Parkyn and the late D. S. Walton

Price: £ 64.00

ISBN: 9780727733993
Format: Paperbound
Publish Date: 08/01/2007
Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
Page Size: 220x280mm
Number of Pages: 128

Graphics for Urban Design


This is a practical guide to producing graphics for urban design projects and planning. Through illustration and narrative, the authors demonstrate how urban regeneration has inspired a growth and mixture of graphic techniques for communicating a projects vision.

The guidance includes various methods for producing hand-rendered or computer-generated visuals and details the entire planning process, from community consultations to final reports.

It defines outstanding material as being clear, relevant, accessible, honest and attractive whilst presenting clear systems to achieving these outcomes. To this end, detailed information is arranged into the following sections:

• The process – describing the main techniques in use
• Good practice – how to produce high-quality outputs
• The products – an of screen based media and stock choices
• Management of graphics and production – how to organise the process
• Images and Information – a description of relevant imagery, file types, scales and measurement

An essential resource for practitioners, academics and students, this book will help you to understand, commission and prepare graphic presentations for urban projects.


• The Process

• Context

• Participation

• Analysis

• Outputs

• Choice of Techniques

• Good Practice

• Products

• Technical Appendix

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