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Context Analysis

C6

Study how the site relates to and can contribute to the public realm

Public realm includes streets, sidewalks, parks, civic buildings and other places that are accessible to the public. These spaces are often enlivened by adjacent retail or other privately-owned entities. The public realm is at the heart of civic life, and the relationship of projects to the public realm is a fundamental design issue.

BUILDING FRONTAGES

relationship of nearby buildings to the sidewalk and streets


ACTIVITIES

nearby retail or other activities


OPEN SPACE

location and type of nearby public and private open spaces


LANDSCAPE

patterns of trees or other significant vegetation


UTILITIES

utility poles, junction boxes, utility meters, and stormwater