Place value: place quality and its impact on health, social, economic and environmental outcomes

  title={Place value: place quality and its impact on health, social, economic and environmental outcomes},
  author={Matthew Carmona},
  journal={Journal of Urban Design},
  pages={1 - 48}
  • M. Carmona
  • Published 2019
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Urban Design
Abstract This paper explores the link between the quality of the built environment and its value, in health, social, economic and environmental terms. This is theorized as ‘place value’ which, alongside ‘place quality’, is conceptualized as existing within a virtuous loop in which quality dictates value and value defines quality. To test this, a systematic review brought together wide-ranging international research evidence. The work confirmed a range of definitive associations between the… Expand
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