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People Places : Design Guidelines for Urban Open Space

People Places : Design Guidelines for Urban Open Space - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0471288336

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ISBN13: 978-0471288336
ISBN10: 0471288330
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 98
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No

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People Places : Design Guidelines for Urban Open Space - 2ND 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471288336

Clare Cooper Marcus and Carolyn Francis

ISBN13: 978-0471288336
ISBN10: 0471288330
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 98
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

Now available in an updated, expanded second edition, People Places is a fully illustrated, ASLA award-winning book that offers research-based guidelines and recommendations for creating more usable and enjoyable public open spaces of all kinds.

This new edition of People Places contains a chapter-by-chapter review of the literature, a completely new color-photo section, 50 new black and white illustrations, a new chapter on post-occupancy evaluation, case studies, and a discussion of accessibility issues, including ADA regulations and universal design. In addition, updated and new information on seven types of urban open space are included: urban plazas, neighborhood parks, mini and vest-pocket parks, campus outdoor spaces, in housing and outdoor spaces for the elderly, child-care, and hospital outdoor spaces.

Author Bio

Marcus, Clare Cooper : University of California-Berkeley

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).

Francis, Carolyn : University of California-Berkeley

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. Marcus, she provides consulting input to a variety of design and planning projects, with particular emphasis on participatory processes and the needs of children.

Table of Contents

Urban Plazas

(C. Marcus, et al.).

Neighborhood Parks

(C. Marcus, et al.).

Miniparks and Vest-Pocket Parks

(C. Marcus & N. Greene).

Campus Outdoor Spaces

(C. Marcus & T. Wischemann).

Outdoor Spaces in Housing for the Elderly

(D. Carstens).

Child Care Outdoor Spaces

(C. Francis).

Hospital Outdoor Spaces

(R. Paine, et al.).

Post-Occupancy Evaluation

(C. Marcus & C. Francis).

Conclusion.
References.
Index.

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