chapter  9
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Landscape quality and quality of life

Commonsense tells us that the quality of the landscape in which we lead our

lives makes a difference to the quality of the lived experience. Indeed, how could

it be otherwise? Yet there remain many unanswered questions as to what kind of

environment might offer maximum benefi t for people’s quality of life, given the

increasingly urbanised nature of society and its ageing demographic structure.