chapter  4
Empirical Investigation – England and Brazil
Pages 24

This chapter is built to guide professionals, post-graduate students and academics in the fields of Architecture, Planning, Urban Design and Environmental Psychology in identifying the most appropriated methods of data collection and analysis to study user perception and evaluation of historic and commercial streetscapes. The chapter is structured into two main sections: (i) sample criteria, and (ii) methodology of investigation. But first, the questions that this book aims to answer are presented, and, at the end, issues related to the fieldwork are discussed, and a summary is presented.