Liveable city project : Desktop review of liveability indices

Manolakis, Spiros & Kennedy, Rosemary J. (2012) Liveable city project : Desktop review of liveability indices. Centre for Subtropical Design QUT, Brisbane QLD Australia.


The QUT Centre for Subtropical Design reviewed tools and indices that measure ‘liveability’ on behalf of the Brisbane Development Association. This review provides insight into the concept of ‘liveability’ and how various international and local tools measure or value ‘liveability’ of cities. Liveability is subjective, and can mean different things to different individuals depending upon their situation and lifecycle stage, and is therefore difficult to define. Essentially, the term ‘liveability’ constitutes thoughts of quality of life and wellbeing of residents in urban environments.

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ID Code: 54080
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: Liveability, Liveable Communities, Liveable Cities, Quality of Life, Sustainability
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 The authors.
Deposited On: 11 Oct 2012 05:48
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 00:17

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