Rating Green Space by Tranquility could Mean Higher Quality Developments

Glen Etive in the Scottish Highlands received a high tranquility score
(Source: thefifthstate.com)

A scientific tool to measure the tranquility of urban environments and public spaces could lead to the creation of better green space in developments, according to its creators. Lead researcher Professor Greg Watts from the UK’s University of Bradford said the Tranquillity Rating Prediction Tool (TRAPT) tool could help planners, architects and environmentalists understand the impact of greening measures like trees, hedges or additional vegetation on urban spaces.

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