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People Places: Design Guidlines for Urban Open Space
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 ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 3rd 1997 by Wiley
(first published June 1st 1990)
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A very comprehensive and practical book. It covers seven different types of outdoor spaces: Urban Plazas, Neighborhood Parks, Miniparks and Vest-pocket Parks, Campus, Outdoors Spaces in Housing for Elderly, Child Care, and Hospital Outdoor Spaces. In each section, it describes in detail about the unique requirements, historical practices, and recommended guidelines for that type of outdoor space. Usually four or five case studies are provided with usage analysis, design plan, successful/unsucces ...more