According to ordinary geographers we can do some kind of prevision of the composition of the near future (and not so near) landscape by consulting distribution and franchising manuals regarding the exterior look a specific business must have. An interesting source that can give you some insight in the landscape you will be shooting at in the near future is here. A bit more savage here i am still not sure that the latter is for serious. As a reference in landscape thinking see also.
If you are fluent in reading italian language you can also have a look here.