Aestimum 61 (2012)
Original Articles - Appraisal and rural economics

Evaluation principles in Landscape Projects

Published February 21, 2013
How to Cite
Miccoli, S. (2013). Evaluation principles in Landscape Projects. Aestimum, (61), 117-132. https://doi.org/10.13128/Aestimum-12341

Abstract

Landscape is a crucial component of the world heri- tage. Landscape projects play a vital role in the development of sustainable scenarios. The assessment of a project plays a dual role: it is a procedure to pass judgements on both “values” and “choices”. From a strictly economic perspective, the community’s appreciation of Landscape Projects may be ascertained through its “total economic value”. The value of a Landscape Project may be ascertained also through a multidimensional approach, based on the analysis of different project attributes whose outcome is calculated in non-monetary terms. This paper illustrates the cultural foundations and theoretical-methodological principles to assess Landscape Projects.

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