Article : Where have all the flowers gone ?
Peter Jacobs. Where have all the flowers gone?. Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 100, Issue 4, 30 April 2011, Pages 318-320
Aldo Leopold’s unique vision joined science and art as essential partners in achieving the viable and equitable use of landscape. If, as Leopold argues, beauty is an essential component of our “love, respect, and admiration of the land”, both quantitative and qualitative research that relate to the sensory, experiential and aesthetic components of landscape should be featured more prominently in the future pages of the journal as should examples of action research, management and design that support these components.
Keywords: Landscape and urban planning; Critical approach; Diversity; Qualitative research; Action research; Aesthetics