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Landscape Character Assesment in Ireland: Baseline Audit & Evaluation (2006)

Landscape Character Assesment

Prepared by Julie Martin Associates in association with Alison Farmer Associates. This study was commissioned in order to provide the basis for, and to inform the implementation of a Landscape Character Assessment (LCA) programme in Ireland.

The brief for the study included:

  • Provide recommendations for full LCA coverage;
  • review and compare LCA methodologies;
  • assess the strengths and weaknesses of existing LCAs;
  • provide an overview of good practice in other EU member states;
  • inform national policy on landscape issues;
  • help ensure that LCA provides value for money.

The report provides recommendations for a consistent, improved LCA programme and methodology in Ireland. The study was carried out by Julie Martin Associates in association with Alison Farmer Associates.

Download Landscape Character Assesment in Ireland here [PDF 2MB].