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GEO 106
Abednego Aryee

CHAPTER 3 Environments- present information. Stored information, stored information Perceiver- physiological composition, psychological composition, cultural characteristics, current state of mind Image- designative response, appraisive response The shorter distance the greater intereaction One faculty may influence the area is, Lynch’s elements of the city Imageability depended on how a person saw or perceived the icty not on how it acutally was. Example: Toronto- grid pattern, landmarks, clear, waterfront Amsterdam- spiderweb of streets and canals and landmarks Boston- grid pattern, common as a focal point, water boundaries Are all clearly imaged cities. In contrast, north York/ scarborough He suggested that five elements of the city existed 1. Path: paths are linear channels of movement, such as roads, subway lines, sidewalks, park trails, and canals. 2. Edges: edges are linear features that form barriers or boundaries. Edges may also be boundaries between two distinct parts of the city. 3. NODES : Point features that can be entered and form foci, often of transportation paths. 4. Landmarks: Point features usually not entered but highly visible 5. Districts :Areas with an identifiable, homogenous character Sep 25 Mental map is influenced with social-economic status, lower income peo
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