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Visual Representation powerpoint for "The Wayfinding Handbook" by David Gibson

Visual Representation powerpoint for "The Wayfinding Handbook" by David Gibson

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  • 1. Preliminary Questions Have you ever been lost? How did you find your way back? “This book demystifies the fascinating process of providing the necessary clues and environmental information that help people orient themselves and intuitively find their way (Gibson 6).”
  • 2. What is Wayfinding? Environmental design Architectural design
  • 3. Origins of Wayfinding Development of new cities Organization of new cultures, needs, societal and political changes Effective communication through use of diagrams, books, sign systems, symbols, etc.
  • 4. The Works of Wayfinding Markets:  “Large centers for transportation, education and healthcare, where effective and efficient signage is crucial; on the other are sports arenas, hotels, and mixed-use developments where good wayfinding can support a rich customer experience (Gibson 18).”
  • 5. Why Wayfinding is Needed To adapt to everyone (citizens and visitors) To develop effective communication To increase accurate navigation To develop communities
  • 6. The Wayfinding Design Process Planning  Research and Analysis  Strategy  Programming Design  Schemetic Design  Design Development  Construction Documentation Implementation  Bid Support  Construction Administration
  • 7. Wayfinding Design Branding and Placemaking Typography and Layout Color Symbols and Maps Forms, Materials and Media Green Design for Sustainability
  • 8. Practical Considerations To implement a new wayfinding system:  Voice all opinions  Need funding and support  Weigh out options in an objective manner
  • 9. Discussion How does this relate to the concepts we have been discussing in class?  Information design  Usability  Others? What skills from Professional Writing are necessary or will help you with a career in wayfinding?

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