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People Places Design Guidlines for Urban Open Space

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ISBN-10: 0471288330

ISBN-13: 9780471288336

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Clare Cooper Marcus, Carolyn Francis, Carolyn Francis

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people places Second Edition Design Guidelines for Urban Open Space edited by Clare Cooper Marcus and Carolyn Francis A resurgence in the use of public space continues throughout North America and many other parts of the world. Neighborhoods have become more outspoken in their demands for appropriate park designs; corporations have witnessed the value of providing outdoor spaces for employee lunch-hour use; the rising demand for child care has prompted increased awareness of the importance of developmentally appropriate play and learning environments; and increased attention is being focused on the specific outdoor space needs for the elderly, college students, and hospital patients and…    
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/3/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

About The Editors * Clare Cooper Marcus is Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Landscape Architecture and Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also co-principal of a consulting partnership providing user-needs analysis to design firms. Ms. Marcus is the author of Easter Hill Village: Some Social Implications of Design (1975), co-author of Housing as if People Mattered (1986), author of House as a Mirror of Self (1995), and co-author of the forthcoming Healing Gardens (1998). * Carolyn Francis has taught in the Departments of Landscape Architecture and Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.As co-principal of a consulting partnership with Ms.…    

About The Editors * Clare Cooper Marcus is Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Landscape Architecture and Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also co-principal of a consulting partnership providing user-needs analysis to design firms. Ms. Marcus is the author of Easter Hill Village: Some Social Implications of Design (1975), co-author of Housing as if People Mattered (1986), author of House as a Mirror of Self (1995), and co-author of the forthcoming Healing Gardens (1998). * Carolyn Francis has taught in the Departments of Landscape Architecture and Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.As co-principal of a consulting partnership with Ms.…    

Urban Plazas
Neighborhood Parks
Miniparks and Vest-Pocket Parks
Campus Outdoor Spaces
Outdoor Spaces in Housing for the Elderly
Child Care Outdoor Spaces
Hospital Outdoor Spaces
Post-Occupancy Evaluation
Conclusion
References
Index