Download e-book for iPad: Designing for Play (Design and the Built Environment) by Barbara E. Hendricks

By Barbara E. Hendricks

ISBN-10: 0754613208

ISBN-13: 9780754613206

ISBN-10: 1409409368

ISBN-13: 9781409409366

Architects, panorama designers, developers, gardeners and lecturers have all at it slow been referred to as upon to layout a play sector. regrettably, this range has now not led to an analogous variety of layout strategies for this very tricky job. regardless of a proliferation of 'how to' books in this topic, playgrounds have remained nearly an identical in the course of the global on the grounds that their construction over a century in the past. this isn't a 'how to' layout e-book. as a substitute, in line with thirty years' adventure as a consultant play sector dressmaker, Barbara Hendricks information a greatly new method, making use of state of the art pondering from baby improvement and baby psychology to discover leading edge layout recommendations, tough the demonstrated notions of play provision. masking key sociological, public coverage, environmental and layout matters, this ebook offers designers with an exploration of and consultant to, designing from a 'child's eye' view of the area. fantastically crafted and copiously illustrated with a variety of examples of lately designed playgrounds, this e-book isn't just stimulating and informative, yet enjoyable to learn and heavily playful in itself. This moment version brings the textual content brand new from 2001 to 2010 with additional dialogue approximately new rules for play zone designs and what has no longer labored long ago decade.

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