Graphics for Urban Design

: Graphics for Urban Design

Description: ‘Graphics for Urban Design’ is the industry standard guide and best practice publication for all those needing to understand, commission or prepare graphically illustrate urban design and planning.

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Client: Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and the Urban Design Group.

Challenge: : To identify, capture and present best practice techniques available to illustrate urban design and  re-establish the visual language that has evolved over the years.

What we did: Urban Graphics collected and collated a rich variety of case studies from leading practitioners. We designed, coordinated and co-authored the publication. The guide is rapidly becoming an essential sourcebook and reference for all those needing to understand visual communication for urban design and planning. The book is divided into the following sections:

  • Graphics in the urban design process
  • Good technical practice
  • The products
  • Management of graphics and production
  • Images and information

Testimonial: “It defines outstanding material as being clear, relevant, accessible, honest and attractive whilst presenting clear systems to achieving these outcomes. An essential resource for practitioners, academics and students, this book will help you to understand, commission and prepare graphic presentations for urban projects.”

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