Assignment 1: Creating context— historical reference points and site analysis

1. Select one of the following categories:

  • location: relationships w surrounding area, land use, function of the space

  • users: population characteristics, orientation to the space, native populations, migrants

  • elements: water, animal & plant life, energy, air, environmental considerations

2. Select a point of focus within one of the above categories, eg. land use, income levels

3. Generate 7-10 slides using images and words to present historical data and secondary

research from 1609 forward.

1. Janice Rudan: LandUse research:


2. Lindsay Taylor: Shoreline research


3. Yue Chen: Users research:


4. Heba Elmasry
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