Our process is in accordance with best industry practice as outlined in – The Landscape Institute Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, 3rd Edition (April 2013) | Scottish Natural Heritage Visual Representation of Wind Farms Guidance Version 2.2 (February 2017) | Landscape Institutes Visual Representation of Development Proposals Technical Guidance Note 06/19 (June 2019).
We partner with qualified Chartered Surveyors to complete the study and provide full methodology documentation suitable for incorporating within a LVIA.
Verified Views are also referred to as AVR – Accurate Visual Representations and VVM – Visually Verified Montages. These images are requested by the planning authority to support applications for developments within a sensitive context.
A Verified View is an accurate photomontage – Verified meaning the information regarding the camera location and key reference points in the view have been surveyed.
The survey data is imported into our 3D software to locate the camera and accurately align it with the 3D model of the proposed design. A detailed methodology is provided that describes our process suitable for submission as part of a Planning Application and Landscape Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA).
There are 4 types of output
Level 0 occluded coloured area
Level 1 occluded wireframe
Level 2 flat shaded single material model
Level 3 full proposed material model and replication of lighting in the photograph
Tfl South Kensington
Kensington & Chelsea, London | Level 3 Verified View | mixed-use development | images used for discussion within planning meeting
Hampstead, London | Level 1 Verified View | single dwelling | images used as part of planning application
Buckinghamshire | Level 3 Verfied View | 80 dwelling development | images used as part of the planning assessment