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The effect of visualisation on the resource consent process: a case study in Christchurch City

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dc.contributor.author Baird, Benjamin M.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-02-25T20:50:04Z
dc.date.available 2015-02-25T20:50:04Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10182/6471
dc.description.abstract Visualisations are becoming increasingly prevalent with the growth in use and capabilities of technology. Currently visualisations can be included in the resource consent process but are without guidelines on their use. This exacerbates the tension between the potential of visualisations to inform and mislead decision-makers. The role of visualisation in environmental policy and resource consent processes may be significant areas in which this tension is apparent. Such issues were explored predominantly in the early 2000s, but the improvement in visualisations since then to create hyper-real physical renderings of space, as well as increased accessibility of visual software, may have increased the risk that they are, in fact, misleading planners who have to make decisions on the significance or other aspects of projects. This research explores and assesses how visualisations are created by architects and then interpreted by planners through a literature review and interviews within Christchurch City. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lincoln University en
dc.subject visualisation en
dc.subject technology en
dc.subject environment policy en
dc.subject resource consent en
dc.subject planning en
dc.subject architecture en
dc.subject Christchurch en
dc.subject architectural visualisation en
dc.title The effect of visualisation on the resource consent process: a case study in Christchurch City en
dc.type Dissertation en
thesis.degree.name Master of Environmental Policy en
lu.thesis.supervisor Rennie, Hamish
lu.contributor.unit Department of Environmental Management en
dc.subject.anzsrc 120101 Architectural Design en
dc.subject.anzsrc 120508 Urban Design en
dc.subject.anzsrc 120599 Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified en


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