Landmarks are ideal wayfinding tools for directing a person from A to B as they allow fast reasoning and efficient communication.
Efficient communications platform
Stephan Winter, PhD
Department of Spatial Information Science, University of Melbourne, Australia
The use of landmarks is often linked with the quality of route instructions as they are related to the natural cognitive navigation process of humans.
Aligned with how humans think
Daniel R. Montello, PhD
Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara
One of the most important elements wayfinding best practices acknowledges, is that most orientation occurs via landmark for any building user.
Landmarks are better for indoor navigation
Philippe De Maeyer, PhD
Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
Many people have difficulties interpreting maps and other abstract visualizations of space. Research acknowledges that indoor maps are a compromised interface for people finding their way in complex environments.
Say no to maps and yes to photos
Christoph Hölscher, PhD
Department of Cognitive Science, ETH Zürich, Switzerland