Design for Outdoor Recreation / Edition 2

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Overview

Design for Outdoor Recreation takes a detailed look at all aspects of design of facilities needed by visitors to outdoor recreation destinations. The book is a comprehensive manual for planners, designers and managers of recreation taking them through the processes of design and enabling them to find the most appropriate balance between visitor needs and the capacity of the landscape. A range of different aspects are covered including car parking, information signing, hiking, waterside activities, wildlife watching and camping.

This second edition incorporates new examples from overseas, including Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Eastern Europe as well as focusing on more current issues such as accessibility and the changing demands for recreational use.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415441728
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/30/2008
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Simon Bell is a forester and landscape architect, Senior Research Fellow at Edinburgh College of Art, Associate Director of the OPENspace Research Centre and an associate professor at the Estonian University of life Sciences. He is former Chief Landscape Architect to the British Forestry Commission and has been involved in policy research, commissioning and training. He is also active in teaching, planning and designing landscape and recreational areas and has advised both the public and private sector internationally. Recent work concentrates on developing inclusive access to the outdoors. He was the chair of the EU-funded COST Action E33 on Forests for Recreation and Nature Tourism.

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Table of Contents

@contents:Selected contents: 1. Recreation planning 2. Design Concepts for Outdoor Recreation 3. The Journey to the Destination 4. Providing Visitor Information 5. Parking the Car 6. Toilet Facilities 7. Picnicking 8. Children’s Play 9. Trails 10. Water-based Recreation 11. Wildlife viewing 12. Design for overnight visitors 13. Interpretation 14. Comprehensive Site Design

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