This part of ISO 28564 specifies requirements and principles for the design and application of location plans, maps and diagrams used in public areas and workplaces to assist users to understand the environment, locate facilities and determine appropriate routes to reach those facilities. These location
plans, maps and diagrams are referred to as location plans in this part of ISO 28564.
Location plans are intended for use in, for example, shopping centres, stores, hospitals, bus and train stations, airports, sporting and entertainment complexes, urban areas, parks, gardens and countryside, public attractions, museums and office complexes.
This part of ISO 28564 is not applicable to the design of escape plans, nor does it cover the design of directional and location wayfinding signs.
NOTE The design of escape plans is covered in ISO 23601.