The study by LUC will provide evidence on park-wide views, view patterns, structure, character and composition in order to guide planning decisions and development management, said landscape architect for the authority Veronica Craddock.
"This study will help us understand and map the exceptional views and landscapes of the National Park, vital evidence we will need as we develop the local plan," she explained.
LUC’s appointment follows previous work on the South Downs management plan and South Downs integrated landscape character assessment.
Meanwhle LUC has promoted seven associates. Taran Livingston has been promoted to director for environmental planning.
Promoted to the new grade of associate director are landscape architects Claire Greener and Ed Phillips, landscape planner Rebecca Knight, ecologist Pete Lawrence and environmental planners Juliette Young and Sarah Young.