Measuring Urban Design Qualities—An Illustrated Field Manual

Author of Tool: 

Clemente, O., Ewing, R., Handy, S., Brownson, R., & Winston, E.

Key references: 

Clemente, O., Ewing, R., Handy, S., Brownson, R., & Winston, E. (2005). Measuring Urban Design Qualities— An Illustrated Field Manual. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Primary use / Purpose: 

This manual provides an assessment measure of key urban design qualities related to walkability.

Background: 

Urban design qualities depend on physical features but are distinct from them. They reflect the general way in which people perceive and interact with the environment. The urban design qualities operationalized in this manual are:
• imageability
• enclosure
• human scale
• transparency
• complexity

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