Assessment of historic landscape character as a tool for protecting, managing and planning the landscape

Justyna Jaworek


Present-day changes in land use and management are increasingly resulting in the loss of landscape identity. With a view to ensuring effective protection, management and planning of historic landscapes, more and more European countries are undertaking comprehensive programmes aimed at recognizing and assessing historic landscape values. This paper presents the assumptions and the possible applications of selected systems for assessing historic landscapes character in Great Britain and in Germany.

Słowa kluczowe: landscape, assessment of the historic landscape character