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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Contents

Chapter Two Design concepts for outdoor recreation
20
Chapter Four Providing visitor information
35
Chapter Six Toilet facilities
59
Chapter Eight Childrens play
85
Chapter Ten Waterbased recreation
150
Chapter Twelve Design for overnight visitors
167
Chapter Thirteen Interpretation
192
Chapter Fourteen Comprehensive site design
203
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Bell is Senior Landscape Architect.

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