This is the beginning of the process, where observation is the main activity. There are two key aspects to the survey stage of a design - surveying the land, and interviewing the people.

Surveying land

  •     Making a base map
  •     Knowing your pace
  •     Wildlife surveys
  •     Soil surveys
  •     Plant surveys
  •     Using an A frame
  •     Using a water level
  •     Other useful equipment


Surveying people

  •     Client interview
  •     PASE sheet
  •     Surveying groups