Anatomy of a Park: Essentials of Recreation Area Planning and Design

Anatomy of a Park: Essentials of Recreation Area Planning and Design

Hardcover(Third Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781577662808
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionix
Chapter 1Context: Past and Present1
Chapter 2The Umbrella Considerations13
Chapter 3The Aesthetic Considerations33
Chapter 4The Functional Considerations47
Chapter 5Plan Interpretation79
Chapter 6Site Design Process85
Chapter 7Plan Evaluation101
Chapter 8Good Park, Great Park149
Chapter 9The Bottom Line155
Appendix 1Selected Park and Activity Size and Facility Standards171
Appendix 2Selected Game Area Size Standards173
Appendix 3Field and Court Games175
Appendix 4Responses of Selected Trees to Recreational Use176
Appendix 5Suitability of Soils for Recreational Use177
Appendix 6Agencies and Organizations Offering Technical Assistance180
Bibliography181
Index185

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