Home Forums Parametric Urban Design & Analysis Answer – LECTURE – DESIGN & COMPUTATION – 01 – WHAT IS DESIGN?

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      Thi Thuy Nguyen

      <span style=”font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: ‘Calibri’,sans-serif;”>Context analysis is the foremost important step to implement the best urban design that responds to the physical and environmental features of the site. A site analysis will look at issues such as topography, zoning, traffic conditions and climate, etc. Based on the natural structure, the topography and contour lines, tributary streams could be defined and designed as landscape (green infrastructure) areas for the project, the interpreting the topography can also help to define the main transportation structure. </span><span style=”font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: ‘Calibri’,sans-serif;”>On the other hand, the building layout options can be narrowed down (on flat area, based on the sun, wind direction…).</span>

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