Last edited 01 Sep 2020

Edge condition

Urban Design Guidelines for Victoria, published by The State of Victoria Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in 2017 suggests that edge condition is: ‘A term used in urban design analysis to describe the transition or interface characteristics of a public space with its adjacent land uses and structures. An edge may be 'active', with a building's doors and windows addressing the space, or it may be 'inactive', with blank walls or a barrier edge, such as a water body, high traffic volume road or infrastructure corridor. The edge condition assessment is part of the urban context analysis.’

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