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Environmental areas - Aesthetic and visual impacts

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Environmental Guidebook - Tools and guidance to assist in the environmental documentation of the aesthetic and visual impact of a proposed project.

Legal requirements

FDM references


FHWA guidebook

How does aesthetics differ from landscaping?

Aesthetics are considered during a project's development for both the view of the facility and the view from the facility. Aesthetics fits the project into the landscape rather than landscaping after the construction is complete.

Landscaping a project is only an element of aesthetics.

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Last modified: May 13, 2013

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