Design Principles for Visualization of Public Information for Effective Disaster Reduction
Kenshin Urabe, Haruo Hayashi, Satoshi Inoue,
Haruhide Yoshida, and Toshihiro Shimosakai
Alliance for Disaster reduction Designs, ADD, 657 Higashi-monzencho, Shokokuji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0898, Japan
To raise public awareness of disaster prevention, this article discusses how the design for disaster prevention information should be. Recent development in expression and technology for information transmission allows information to be visualized in various ways in disaster prevention and disaster planning. Based on examples of design for disaster prevention such as hazardmaps, we discuss what people perceive frompublic information to achieve designs using those technologies for visualized information that appeals to them.
Haruhide Yoshida, and Toshihiro Shimosakai, “Design Principles for Visualization of Public Information for Effective Disaster Reduction,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.5, No.1, pp. 31-44, 2010.
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