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Strategic Environmental Assessment: Integrating Landscape by Fabio Cutaia

By Fabio Cutaia

This ebook explores the possibilities provided by way of Strategic Environmental evaluation within the context of making certain the synchronized integration of panorama (in all its features) inside city plans, thereby aiding to beat the restrictions of rigidly framed, sector-focused legislation and a only aesthetic proposal of panorama. In pursuit of this aim, numerous students have formerly tried to build arrays of symptoms in terms of different conceptions of “landscape”. This booklet significantly examines the main entire proposals of this nature, systematizing and evaluating them and, eventually, delivering a few guidance with appreciate to their codification inside of particular software protocols. After beginning chapters exploring the origins of the matter and analysing the eu normative body for Strategic Environmental evaluate, case experiences are defined and mentioned. A version is then offered for the overview of the results of city plans on panorama, together with in cultural and perceptual phrases. the writer demonstrates that, whilst certainly hired, Strategic Environmental evaluate can certainly facilitate the combination of environmental, fiscal, and social sustainability into city planning.

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The main contribution offered by the directive is the incorporation of sustainable development and environmental quality issues in plans and programmes. The new planning and programming processes in turn are enriched by the systematic consideration of key environmental elements; public participation; a more efficient institutional consultation; the comparison of development alternatives detected; and supervision, revision and monitoring of spatial instruments adopted—factors able to determine the quality of plans and programmes.

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One example is offered by an indicator that measures the percentage of the Mediterranean scrub surface in respect to the total extra-urban area; returning to the group known as “condition”, it could have no “fluent connection” with other indicators yet its inclusion within the model may be justified according to its own reasons; • Indicators of logical sequence, connected to each other because they are able to identify and measure the phases of a process. However, they adopt a mode of “speech” useful for the planning, management and protection of landscapes.

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