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By Barbara E. Hendricks

ISBN-10: 0754613208

ISBN-13: 9780754613206

ISBN-10: 1409409368

ISBN-13: 9781409409366

Architects, panorama designers, developers, gardeners and lecturers have all at your time been known as upon to layout a play region. regrettably, this range has no longer ended in the same variety of layout suggestions for this very complicated job. regardless of a proliferation of 'how to' books in this topic, playgrounds have remained almost an analogous through the global given that their construction over a century in the past. this isn't a 'how to' layout publication. in its place, in keeping with thirty years' adventure as a consultant play zone clothier, Barbara Hendricks information a substantially new method, employing state of the art considering from baby improvement and baby psychology to discover leading edge layout strategies, demanding the confirmed notions of play provision. masking key sociological, public coverage, environmental and layout matters, this e-book presents designers with an exploration of and advisor to, designing from a 'child's eye' view of the realm. fantastically crafted and copiously illustrated with various examples of lately designed playgrounds, this publication isn't just stimulating and informative, yet enjoyable to learn and heavily playful in itself. This moment version brings the textual content brand new from 2001 to 2010 with additional dialogue approximately new principles for play region designs and what has no longer labored some time past decade.

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