Graphics for urban design
A practical guide to producing graphics for urban design projects and planning.
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.
Graphics for urban design is published by the Institute of Civil Engineers, and is available to purchase from their website.
Published on 8 January 2007