Could A Road-centre Line Be An Axial Line In Disguise ?

  title={Could A Road-centre Line Be An Axial Line In Disguise ?},
  author={Alasdair Turner},
Axial analysis is one of the fundamentals of space syntax. Hillier has proposed that it picks up qualities of configurational relationships between spaces not illuminated by other representations. However, critics have questioned the absolute necessity of axial lines to space syntax, as well as the exact definition of axial lines. An often asked question is: why not another representation? In particular, why not road-centre lines, which are easily available in many countries for use within… CONTINUE READING


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