On the use of occlusion maps to examine additions to existing buildings

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Abstract

This paper discusses occlusion maps, or diagrams of isovists deployed in a plan field, which graphically describe an inhabitant's position-dependent perception of a building's visual permeability. Occlusion maps are shown here to be an important tool for analyzing the effect that additions to existing buildings have on this perception. The question is critical because additions invariably affect the visual permeability of their host buildings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationACADIA 09
Subtitle of host publicationreForm(): Building a Better Tomorrow - Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture
Pages267-269
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event29th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture: reForm(): Building a Better Tomorrow, ACADIA 09 - Chicago, IL, United States
Duration: Oct 22 2009Oct 25 2009

Other

Other29th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture: reForm(): Building a Better Tomorrow, ACADIA 09
CountryUnited States
CityChicago, IL
Period10/22/0910/25/09

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