[Talk-scotland] Wayfinding Workshops

Jo Walsh metazool at fastmail.net
Mon May 29 20:36:49 UTC 2017

Anyone here in contact with these City ID folks or got some background
for this Wayfinding project?
I'll admit the language used gets my hackles up. 


  Jo Walsh
  metazool at fastmail.net

On Mon, May 29, 2017, at 11:34 AM, Anna Grant wrote:
> Dear all,


> Apologies for the late invite below. I was recently given your details
> as a good point of contact for this project. I have also attached a
> briefing paper on the project.>  


> *Invitation to Edinburgh Wayfinding System – Content Generation
> Session*>  

> *Date: 31st/ 1st June 2017*

> *Venue: Urban Room, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street*


> The City of Edinburgh Council would like to invite you as a
> stakeholder to share your knowledge of Edinburgh City Centre to
> develop an integrated and royalty-free mapping resources for Edinburgh
> as part of the Edinburgh Wayfinding project.>  

> City ID, who has been commissioned to develop these mapping resources
> is hosting a content generation workshop sessions to help collate the
> mapping content.>  

> Your active involvement in this process is vital to create a rich,
> accurate and up-to-date map which reflects the diverse offers across
> the mapping area. It will help to build a royalty-free, shared design
> resource that can be used by stakeholders (like yourself) to develop
> their own information outputs.>  

> The session will largely be spent adding local content (i.e.
> geographic and natural features, points of interest, movement and
> transport, amenities and topographic features.) to large map using
> stickers and pens. City ID will provide an introduction and overview
> to the project and its purpose at the beginning of the session. The
> sessions are generally informal and interactive.>  

> The content generation sessions will run over 2 days at the following
> dates and times:>  

> *Day 1 (31 May 2017)*

> ·        12:00-14:00

> ·        15:00-17:00

> * *

> *Day 2 (1 June2017)*

> ·        09:00-11:00


> Your participation would be much appreciated and valued. If you would
> like to take part, please respond to Judith.fordham at edinburgh.gov.uk
> with your preferred session from the above list.>  

> If you would like more information about the Wayfinding project or
> suggestions about other people/ organisation you think might like to
> be involved, please contact me (anna.grant at edinburgh.gov.uk / 0131
> 529 3521)>  

> Regards,


> Anna


> Anna Grant | Senior Planner | Planning Initiatives | Planning and
> Transport Service | Place | City of Edinburgh Council | Business
> Centre G3, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG |
> Tel: 0131 529 3521 | e-mail: anna.grant at edinburgh.gov.uk[1] My working
> days are Monday-Thursday.> 3 logos altogether

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