Designing maps for local area is an important problem for any regional planning and design. As well-designed map effectively plays some important roles for making regional image for the visitors. This work tried to make such effective maps for Ogunimachi in Kumamoto prefecture where one can experience the rich rural landscape. Through some examinations, two types of "maps were proposed: "Real-map" visualizing the relief, and "Icon-map" drawn by the simplified road-paths. Finally, as the applications, signs and guide-map for a walking course, and information leaflet and signs for tourists were designed.
|Translated title of the contribution||Design of the Maps for Oguni-machi and the Application: to signs & guide-map for walking course, information leaflet & signs for tourits|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||デザイン学研究作品集 = Annual design review of Japanese Society for the Science of Design|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 30 2011|