Exploring the Interplay between Landscape Planning and Human Well-Being: A Scientometric Review

1. Introduction

Humans have an inherent desire to live content lives, and human well-being, as a broad concept, has drawn interdisciplinary attention [1,2]. Many contemporary global policy documents highlight the significance of pursuing well-being from various perspectives. The promotion of well-being for people of all ages has been emphasised as a sustainable development goal (SDG) [3]. The United Nations (UN) has called for greater focus on well-being when considering improved social and economic outcomes [4]. The definition of ‘human well-being’ varies across disciplines. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), well-being is a favourable state that people and societies experience [5]. From a psychological perspective, definitions of subjective well-being emphasise leading a socially valuable life, developing one’s abilities, and realising one’s potential [6]. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) used a broader definition of well-being that included financial security, individual liberties, positive social interactions, and physical health [7].  Read More 

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 Landscape Architecture 

Huixin Wang