Assessing the Visual Quality of Urban Landscapes Influenced by the Presence of Fruit Trees

Tabita Teodora Lisandru, Viorel Mitre, Adelina Dumitras, Monica Pal, Andreea Tripon


The study was carried out to investigate the visual impact of using fruit trees in urban landscapes by applying the Scenic Beauty Estimation Method (SBE). Thirty students from the Faculty of Horticulture were asked to assign scenic beauty values to different landscapes with and without the presence of fruit trees in urban areas. The results show that fruit trees have positive influences on the aesthetic value of perceived landscape scenery.


design elements, fruit trees, urban ecosystems, visual perception

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