Open space [electronic resource] : people space / edited by Catharine Ward Thompson and Penny Travlou.
Contributor(s): Ward Thompson, Catharine | Travlou, Penny.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2007Description: xix, 199 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780203961827 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Open spaces | Public spaces | Regional planning | Human geography | Spatial behavior | Outdoor recreationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Click here to view Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)
Public spaces for a changing public life / Jan Gehl -- 'The health of the people is the highest law' : public health, public policy, and green space / Ken Worpole -- Playful nature : what makes the difference between some people going outside and others not? / Catharine Ward Thompson -- Culture, heritage, and access to open spaces / Judy Ling Wong -- Landscape perception as a reflection of quality of life and social exclusion in rural areas : what does it mean in an expanded Europe? / Simon Bell and Alicia Montarzino -- Mapping youth spaces in the public realm : identity, space, and social exclusion / Penny Travlou -- What makes a park inclusive and universally designed? : a multi-method approach / Robin C. Moore and Nilda G. Cosco -- 'You just follow the signs' : understanding visitor wayfinding problems in the countryside / Katherine Southwell and Catherine Findlay -- Developing evidence-based design : environmental interventions for healthy development of young children in the outdoors / Nilda Cosco -- Healing gardens for people living with Alzheimer's : challenges to creating an evidence base for treatment outcomes / John Zeisel -- Measuring the quality of the outdoor environment relevant to older people's lives / Takemi Sugiyama and Catharine Ward Thompson -- Three steps to understanding restorative environments as health resources / Terry Hartig -- On quality of life, analysis, and evidence based belief / Peter A. Aspinall.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)
Mode of access: World Wide Web.