Design for Outdoor Recreation

Design for Outdoor Recreation

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Design for Outdoor Recreation takes a detailed look at all aspects of design of facilities needed by visitors to outdoor recreation destinations. The book is a comprehensive manual for planners, designers and managers of recreation taking them through the processes of design and enabling them to find the most appropriate balance between visitor needs and the capacity of the landscape. A range of different aspects are covered including car parking, information signing, hiking, waterside activities, wildlife watching and camping. This second edition incorporates new examples from overseas, including Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Eastern Europe as well as focusing on more current issues such as accessibility and the changing demands for recreational use.Good durable timber can be left untreated to weather, and will last for years if water is drained off and air circulates ... Cedar, oak heartwood, larch heartwood and chestnut can be suitable timbers for this, and to a lesser extent Douglas fir andanbsp;...

Title:Design for Outdoor Recreation
Author:Simon Bell
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2008-07-02


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