Circulation Principles for Retail

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Circulation Principles for Retail
2015-04-22 14:28:19
INDS 1349
Space Planning,SP FINAL
Principles for circulation of traffic specifically focusing on retail setttings
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  1. Linear: Clear and efficient

    A front-to-back central spine may be used for narrow stores. it may be uninterrupted path or may include a central island that customers walk around.
  2. Loop: Convenient and effective

    For stores with a central display zone and perimeter zones. While walking along the loop customers will have access to perimeter zone and central islands.
  3. Nodal: Possible with a linear or loop circulation.

    circulation paths cross spaces where an event takes place. the event could be a focal display or juncture where the space expands
  4. Organic Linear: Movement is primarily front to back and side to side.

    This circulation scheme is derived from the available walking space defined by the location of display fixtures and islands.
  5. Diagonal: Movement is primarily front to back but at angles rather than straight lines
  6. Organic Free: Circulation  is determined by the location of the perimeter and floating fixtures. arrangement is organic and free flowing.