Does beauty still play a role in the quality dialogue? Essay in magazine ‘Blauwe Kamer’.
What is beauty in our country where space is scarce and where the care for a safe, healthy living environment with good spatial and environmen quality is legally established? What is good quality anyway? And is the good quality beautiful? Due to the complexity of assignments, beauty seems increasingly implicit, hidden in the need to unite divergent goals. Nevertheless, hundreds of landscape architects, urban planners and architects are members of spatial quality teams or committees. Does beauty still play a role in the quality dialogue?
Read our essay in Blauwe Kamer, juni 2019, pagina 60-63 (only in Dutch).