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Unformatted text preview: Imageability of a city- the quality in a city or a city feature, which gives it a high probability of evoking a strong image in any given observer Elements of a city: 1. Paths a. Channels of movement, access from one part of city to another i. Vehicular or pedestrian, expressways or highways, bridge over university ave. 2. Edges a. Boundaries between two phases i. riverfronts, walls, roads that mark boundaries 3. Districts a. Large sections of a city that one enters, has identifying common character i. Mill Avenue , ASU campus, historic neighborhood 4. Nodes a. Strategic transition points in a city, intensive focal point i. Sky Harbor Airport, Plaza between CDN and CDS, driving circles 5. Landmarks a. Points of reference external to individual, singular, memorable, and unique i. A Mountain, Eiffel Tower, Post office in a neighborhood...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course INT 131 taught by Professor Mahaberati during the Spring '08 term at ASU.
- Spring '08