Urbani izziv Volume 0, No. 26–27, May 1994
Kaliopa DIMITROVSKA ANDREWS
Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Aesthetic criteria for planning urban and other settlements
Aesthetic assessment is defined as a process by which activities in organising shapes and visual evaluation of the final product are influenced. A historic survey of the scope and role of aesthetic assessment in town design is followed by a comparison of the placement of aesthetic assessment in the laws of particular European counties including Slovenia. Urban design criteria are especially elaborated. As a result of the often heard remark, that it is almost impossible to produce an aesthetic environment, a proposal for a manual on the design of urban spaces is presented.
aesthetic assessment, urban design criteria, urban design and the system of planning