American Playgrounds: Revitalizing Community Space.

Web Abstract: 
Appraises successful innovative playgrounds designed by notable landscape architects and proposes ideas that blend excellent design principles, innovative planning, and affordability to create a vision for the future of the playground in America. A discussion of the history of the last 100 years of playground design is followed by case studies illustrating enlightened patronage, successful design strategies, variations on the traditional playground model, and the author's propose remedies for legal, site, affordability, and cultural issues surrounding playground design.
Author: 
Solomon, Susan
ISBN: 
ISBN-978-1-58465-6
Publication Date: 
12/31/2004
Page Numbers: 
251
Ordering Information: 
One Court St., Lebanon, NH 03766
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