This study investigates the compliance of alternative design models based on perception of designer and users by creating 3D models of the fields before construction. The application part of this work presents 4 different ground cover materials, modeled on the computer, that were proposed for 2 predetermined small urban areas to apply the design in the highest demand. Questionnaire participants were then asked to rate 10 different pairs of adjectives selected for these areas and design proposals. As a result different material suggestions helps designer and users to chose the best option within various alternative designs. Also by applying SDS analyses the study shows the visual perception of users for the materials to be applied in terms of adjectives.
Key words: Urban area, open space, computer aided design (CAD), modeling, visualization.
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