WIT Press


Computer Visualisation In Planning Control: Some Case Studies And Issues

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/VID930351

Volume

5

Pages

18

Published

1993

Size

5,593 kb

Author(s)

A.C. Hall

Abstract

Computer visualisation in planning control: some case studies and issues A.C. Hall Division of Housing, Rual Development and Planning, Anglia Polytechnic University, Chelmsford, UK ABSTRACT Computer visualisation has a currently unrealised potential for assisting the control of urban design by planning authorities through its ability to provide and amend realistic pictures of proposed development and so enable lay groups, especially local politicians, and the public at large to view directly the impact of proposed development and to participate more effectively in negotiations concerning it. The author has been conducting research to test this assertion for some years, most recently via a 15 month project which involved taking examples of development being considered by selected British planning authorities, visualising them using micro-based systems and then monitoring and assessing the use made of the images produced. The principal system used was Autod

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