Visual and Spatial Structure of LandscapesAuthor:
Pub Date: 1983
Publisher: MIT Press
Summary: In this imaginative and generously illustrated book, Tadahiko Higuchi applies a methodology to landscape that is similar to that developed by Kevin Lynch for investigating the extent to which urban settings are legible and "imageable" to their inhabitants. He identifies features such as landmarks, boundaries, paths, and nodes that enable people moving through a landscape to piece together a reliable mental map of the...ir surroundings, beginning with major structural elements and filling in with successively finer detail. Tadahiko Higuchi is Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at Yamanashi University. [read more]
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