Chpt.4 Map Making Tools
Choose appropriate tools based on what you need to do
Making Maps without Computers
A sketch map may be your final map, or it may be a vital step in the process of producing
map with other tools
Visual thinking and discovery are
Chpt.3 Mappable Data
Maps show us data or allow us to listen to data
You can map just about any data you create or find
Individual and Aggregate
Phenomena: all the stuff in the real world
Data: records of observations of phenomena
Maps show us data,
Chpt. 2: Whats Your Map For?
How will you show it?
How will you document, evaluate, and review it?
But Do You Really Need a Map?
You may not need a map
Sometimes it is inappropriate to make a map
Sometimes there are better ways of making your point:
Chpt. 1: How to Make a Map
Start by looking at a map, what do you see?
Making maps is Hard
There is a lot to see and think about
When making maps, thank about everything before starting
When your map is complete, reconsider them all once again
Different Goals Call for Different Maps
- Goal: keeping costs low
- Goal: defending neighbourhood integrity
- Goal: maintaining historic continuity
- Goal: protecting endangered wetlands
- Goal: defending their street
- Goal: defeating the connector