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Author Baudoin, Genevieve, author.

Title Interpreting site : studies in perception, representation, and design / Genevieve S. Baudoin
Published New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Online access with DDA: Askews (Architecture)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; PART I Defining Site; 1 Diagram; 2 Site Plan; 3 Case Study; PART II Experiencing Site; 4 Composite Montage; 5 Topography; 6 Case Study; PART III Spatializing Site; 7 Figure Ground; 8 Comparative Analysis; 9 Case Study; PART IV Systematizing Site; 10 Flow; 11 Infrastructural Networks; 12 Case Study; Afterword; Further Reading; Bibliography; Image Credits; Index
Summary Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally ""construe"" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes--defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site, and systematizing site-- theoretical, conceptual, and analytic methods and representational tools are introduced to give you a foundation to develop your own approach to the conditions of a site. Author Genevieve S. Baudoin examines longstanding representation methods in relation to emerging and e
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 23, 2015)
Subject Architectural design.
Building sites -- Planning.
ARCHITECTURE -- Adaptive Reuse & Renovation.
ARCHITECTURE -- Buildings -- Landmarks & Monuments.
ARCHITECTURE -- Professional Practice.
ARCHITECTURE -- Reference.
Architectural design.
Building sites -- Planning.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315778157