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Interpretive Master Planning

HDC: The Interpretive Master Planning Experts!

Do you need expert help with your interpretive master plan?
Then speak to us - we are one of the world's leading experts in interpretive planning strategy!

HDC are one of the world's leading interpretive master planners.

We are the only heritage interpretation consultants outside the USA that are professionally trained and professionally qualified to deliver interpretive master planning to NAI and NPS standards.

HDC's interpretive master planning service is led by the renowned international experts Crispian Emberson and Dr John Veverka.
John Veverka is author of "Interpretive Master Planning", the worlds best selling book on interpretive master planning which has been adopted by universities and colleges around the world and has recently been accepted by the Chinese Government as the standard interpretive master planning training resource.

Most interpretation consultants read the leading book on interpretive master planning....We actually wrote it!

HDC interpretive master planning strategies are used as a fundamental business planning tool at interpretation centres, museums, historic sites, parks, nature reserves, zoos, historic towns and so on.

The process can also be scaled up and used as an interpretive master planning strategy at a regional or even national level as the basic principles of interpretive master planning remain the same regardless of the size of the subject area.

The HDC team have developed most of the techniques and principles commonly used in interpretive master planning today.

We have delivered hundreds of interpretive master plans, for clients in over 40 countries around the globe, making us the world leaders in the specialist field of interpretive master planning!

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About Objective Based Interpretive Master Planning

  • Objective based interpretive master planning sometimes called outcome based interpretive master planning is a methodology designed and developed by the HDC team over the last 30 years.

    In our experience the best way to approach interpretive master planning is to look at the outcomes or objectives from the interpretive master planning efforts.

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About Benefits Based Interpretive Master Planning

  • Benefits based interpretive master planning is, in essence a up-scaled version of outcome based interpretive master planning designed for commercial sites, or those looking to identify a return on investment.

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About Media Based Interpretive Master Planning

  • Media based interpretive master planning - We see this approach used all the time and is the most commonly used interpretive master planning methodology we see used by inexperienced, untrained or unethical practitioners.

    This is a common approach used by most exhibit builders and it is an approach WE DON’T RECOMMEND!

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Contact Us if you have interpretive master planning needs or would like to learn more about the HDC approach to interpretive master planning.

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