Visualising Wayfinding Models in AR at Paddington Station
To demonstrate Network Rails new family of Wayfinding Signage designs, Paddington station is augmented using ARki to visualise a series of 3d wayfinding models in location. The project allows teams within Network Rail to experience the 3D models at full scale, and decide the best way to position new signs.
The case study looks at how future stations can be easily modified, and improved, by using augmented reality as a tool for visualisation. At Paddington each signage model is positioned and anchored in place in AR, and incorporates simple annotations to highlight design components.
The new Wayfinding Design Guidance by Network Rail’s showcases the specification of new and existing directional signs within Network Rail managed stations. The guidance achieves consistency between wayfinding signage installations undertaken in different stations across the Network. It sets out the requirements for the provision of wayfinding in a coherent and consistent manner that enables designs and compliance to be measured.
Clients: Wood PLC +Network Rail Buildings & Architecture
Design Team: Pick Everard/MF Design
For more information about the Paddington Wayfinding design visit Network Rail