A range of analytical drawings shown together can be useful for understanding the evolution of a city or masterplanning concept. Drawings at the same scale allow for the comparison of ideas or for a concept to be broken down into simple stages.
These types of images are essentially a set of maps or diagrammatic representations of a place, which build to create a coherent whole.
Such maps might use the figure-ground technique of illustrating built form separately from space, or they might use color to identify particular aspects of a concept.
These figure-ground maps describe different aspects of a site as a series of information ...