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Paisatge i Salut

Paisatge i Salut
  • Collection:
    "Plecs de Paisatge"
  • Series:
  • Number: 1

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The book is only available in Catalan, but you can find summaries of each chapter in Spanish and English.

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Nogué, Joan; Puigbert, Laura; Bretcha, Gemma (eds.) (2008). Paisatge i salut . Olot: Landscape Observatory of Catalonia; Barcelona: Department of Health of the Generalitat of Catalonia. (Plecs de Paisatge; Reflexions; 1). ISBN: 978-84-612-4858-2

This book considers the relationship between landscape, quality of life and individual and social well-being from an innovative and interdisciplinary perspective. It discusses the initiatives that have been developed along this line, from public policies that associate health with the territory and the environment to therapeutic experiences. It includes unique contributions from specialists in fields as diversified as architecture, environmental sciences, agricultural and forestry engineering, geography, medicine, environmental psychology or sociology, from countries as far ranging as Spain, France, Italy, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.


  • Presentation (37Kb)
    Marina Geli
    Councillor of Health of the Catalan government
  • Introduction (52Kb)
    Joan Nogué
    Director of the Landscape Observatory of Catalonia
I. Landscape, well-being and quality of life
II. Environment, landscape and health. Public policies
III. Experiences and therapies

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