Last edited 15 Apr 2020


Landscape Institute Technical Information Note TIN 05/2017, Townscape Character Assessment, suggests that ‘legibility’ is: ‘The ability to navigate through or ‘read’ the urban environment. Can be increased through a number of means such as good connectivity, landmarks and wayfaring signage. Within townscape low legibility and the ability to become ‘lost’ can be a positive feature in the right circumstances.’ Ref

Legibility can also refer to the ability to read information in documentation, on signage and so on.

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