Design for Outdoor Recreation

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Taylor & Francis, 1997 - Architecture - 218 pages
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This book takes a fresh, up-to-date look at all aspects of design of facilities needed by visitors to outdoor recreation destinations. The book is follows the thought processes and physical requirements of visitors, from their perspective. This idea is followed step-by-step from setting off for a destination to the arrival and the visit itself, broken down into a range of different aspects, such as information needs, car parking, picnicking, hiking a trail, recreation by water, wildlife watching and camping. The book is fully illustrated with sketches, diagrams and photographs, many in colour, taken from a wide range of locations in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America and elsewhere.


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Chapter Two Design concepts for outdoor recreation
Chapter Four Providing visitor information
Chapter Six Toilet facilities
Chapter Eight Childrens play
Chapter Ten Waterbased recreation
Chapter Twelve Design for overnight visitors
Chapter Thirteen Interpretation
Chapter Fourteen Comprehensive site design

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Bell is Senior Landscape Architect.

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