Analysis and Evaluation of the Attributes of Open Spaces: Identifying Possible Spaces of Project Opportunity and Their Situation in the Territory



This chapter analyzes attributes of open spaces: the biophysical support, visual perception, accessibility, and links to planning rules. The proposal is to evaluate each attribute according to specific parameters and a scale of values. It is thus possible to design an initial approach that can designate territorial open spaces that are most suitable to be preserved as unoccupied areas and those that can be occupied under certain conditions, as part of a system of open spaces. The analysis is based on the following parameters.


Permeability Transportation Amid Acidity Assure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate Programme in Urbanism (PROURB)Federal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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