Visual Interpretations of Landscape Mapping
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The paper discusses the process of landscape mapping and offers some appropriate visual interpretations of such mapping. The paper likewise examines some of the new terminology invented by figures such as James Corner and Christophe Girot with regards to mapping as landscape urbanism. The paper also looks at the peculiar mapping process that permits such drawings to uncover the "invisible" features of the subject areas. The paper evaluates the successes and/ or failures of the maps created by several prominent architects and designers and looks closely at the aesthetic and quantitative qualities of these maps. Particularly, the paper questions how the modes of representation found in these works contributed to the overall discourse on the intersection between art, urban information and the role of visual representation in presenting insightful landscape data.
From the Paper:"The following chapter discusses the process of landscape mapping; in addition, the next several pages will also offer some appropriate visual interpretations of such mapping. Proceeding onward, the ensuing chapter will likewise examine some of the new terminology invented by figures such as James Corner (contemporary landscape architect and theorist), and Christophe Girot with regards to mapping as landscape urbanism. Not to be overlooked (and this ties in with the initial sentence in this paragraph), time will be devoted to looking at the peculiar mapping process that..."
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