Environmental graphic design for building information systems
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Eurasian Journal of Biosciences, 2019 - Volume 13 Issue 2, pp. 2271-2278
  • Published Online: 22 Dec 2019
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Abstract

In our modern world, cities are growing and consequently, the complexities of the buildings are increasing day by day. The main problem in our cities is the lack of communication between the citizens and therefore rising “individualism”. Especially foreigners coming from small regions, speaking different languages, cannot easily adapt to the social life of the city and they cannot develop their life skills for urban areas. It is not easy for foreign people to walk around in the city streets and building complexes. They need effective guidance. There is a need for effective and useful building information systems. The main topic of this paper is the new subject “Environmental Graphic Design”. By using graphic design elements; typography, pictograms, photographs, and illustrations the storytelling places can be designed.
In this paper, firstly environmental graphic design will be described by searching the awarded projects from all over the world and then the practices in Cyprus will be analyzed by comparing their past and present. Lastly the case study with the students of Architecture Faculty of one private university in Cyprus will be reported and in this manner, the importance of graphic design in architectural environments will be emphasized.

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