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By Fabio Cutaia

This ebook explores the possibilities provided by means of Strategic Environmental evaluation within the context of making certain the synchronized integration of panorama (in all its elements) inside city plans, thereby assisting to beat the limitations of rigidly framed, sector-focused legislation and a in simple terms aesthetic notion of panorama. In pursuit of this objective, numerous students have formerly tried to build arrays of signs on the subject of the various conceptions of “landscape”. This ebook significantly examines the main entire proposals of this nature, systematizing and evaluating them and, ultimately, providing a few directions with recognize to their codification inside particular software protocols. After establishing chapters exploring the origins of the matter and analysing the ecu normative body for Strategic Environmental evaluation, case reviews are defined and mentioned. A version is then awarded for the evaluate of the consequences of city plans on panorama, together with in cultural and perceptual phrases. the writer demonstrates that, whilst certainly hired, Strategic Environmental review can certainly facilitate the mixing of environmental, fiscal, and social sustainability into city planning.

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Monitoring a public interest phenomenon, such as sustainability, requires quantitative indicators to provide the public with the most accurate information possible; accuracy is also an important condition for democratic verification. The issue of language is common to all disciplines, but especially so for sectors which have a dominant feature of being multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary. The environment and the landscape disciplines clearly belong to the latter category. The ELC has been an important sounding board for the landscape, with a subsequent multiplier effect on the number of people who have started addressing this issue.

We underline this concept because the structure of a possible model for landscape indicators has to move away from conception, largely diffused in relation to the 32 4 The Use of Landscape Indicators in Environmental Assessment sustainable development indicators, according to which indicator groups are independent amongst them. Instead, the future model needs to be based on the premise that landscape indicators have to be coherent with basic purposes, indicated by the ELC, as long as they tend to dispose themselves in “logical chains”, connecting so that they can give rise to “evaluative speeches on landscape”, with special regard to landscape quality.

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