6.0 Introduction

Aesthetics & Visual Quality

Objectives

  • Enhance visual quality
  • Control noise levels
  • Control air pollutants and odor

Buffer Functions

  1. Enhance visual interest
  2. Screen undesirable views
  3. Screen undesirable noise
  4. Filter air pollutants and odors
  5. Separate human activities

Matrix

Matrix

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