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David Raphael, ASLA, provides landscape architects with concepts and tools for planning, designing, and implementing wayfinding and public information systems. Topics include the origins of wayfinding, its components, human factors, the design process, recent innovations, and a sampling of wayfinding systems. Attention is given to the skills that landscape architects bring to the process of designing these systems. Throughout the publication, photographs and other images illustrate and reinforce the concepts presented.
Health, Safety and Welfare
• Learn about the origins basics of wayfinding and its connection to landscape architecture.
• Understand the human factors in the design of a wayfinding system.
• Understand the basics to creating a wayfinding program, including design, construction, materials, fabrication, and regulations.
• Become familiar with examples of successful wayfinding systems.
David Raphael, ASLA
American Society of Landscape Architects