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Design for Outdoor Recreation - Simon Bell

Design for Outdoor Recreation


Published: 1st July 2008
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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.

Recreation planning -- Design concepts for outdoor recreation -- The journey to the destination -- Providing visitor information -- Parking the car -- Toilet facilities -- Picnicking -- Children's play -- Trails -- Water-based recreation -- Wildlife viewing -- Design for overnight visitors -- Interpretation -- Comprehensive site design.

ISBN: 9780203928110
ISBN-10: 0203928113
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 1st July 2008