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Site Analysis: Visualizing a Site Analysis Ever wonder how the environment and natural surroundings will affect the design of a home? Here is a sample of a typical site analysis we think through in the design process, and sometimes illustrate for the client. The interplay of the building mass and natural features, such as trees, sun path, wind patterns, and the form of the land are important items to consider and can help ensure that the site is utilized to maximum advantage..


Le Corbusier sun path models I've never seen these before, nor do I fully understand how they work, but I really like them. They're simple and elegant and I'm sure are very concise representations.


It is a climate diagram for Universidad del Istmo Master Plan and Implementation / Sasaki Associate. This diagram combines multiple perspectives--temperature, levels of wind, sun path, density of housing in really organized way. All the small labels next to the different arrows help readers to understand the diagrams.