Landscape Character Assessment (LCA)
Landscape Character Assessment (LCA) is a tool for identifying
the patterns and individual combinations of features – such as
hedgerows, field shapes, woodland, land use, patterns of
settlements and dwellings – that make each type of landscape
distinct and often special to those who live and work in it.
European Landscape Convention
ELC highlights the
importance of developing landscape policies dedicated to the
protection, management and creation of all landscapes.
Landscape Character Network
A highly comprehensive resource for LCA and ELC in the UK.
Historic Landscape Characterisation
Led by English Heritage, HLC focuses on the historic
dimensions - the 'time-depth' - that characterises the rural
- Malvern Hills
The Malvern Hills are designated as an Area of Outstanding
Natural Beauty, recognising the national importance of this
The Royal Chartered body for landscape
architects in the UK.
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This page was last reviewed 14 May 2013 at 11:36.
The page is next due for review 10 November 2014.