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By Barbara E. Hendricks

Architects, panorama designers, developers, gardeners and lecturers have all at a while been known as upon to layout a play quarter. regrettably, this range has now not led to an identical variety of layout ideas for this very tricky activity. regardless of a proliferation of 'how to' books in this topic, playgrounds have remained nearly an analogous during the international considering the fact that their construction over a century in the past. this isn't a 'how to' layout ebook. as a substitute, in keeping with thirty years' event as a consultant play quarter dressmaker, Barbara Hendricks info a appreciably new technique, utilising state-of-the-art pondering from baby improvement and baby psychology to discover cutting edge layout strategies, tough the verified notions of play provision. protecting key sociological, public coverage, environmental and layout concerns, this publication offers designers with an exploration of and consultant to, designing from a 'child's eye' view of the area. superbly crafted and copiously illustrated with a variety of examples of lately designed playgrounds, this publication isn't just stimulating and informative, yet enjoyable to learn and heavily playful in itself. This moment variation brings the textual content brand new from 2001 to 2010 with further dialogue approximately new rules for play zone designs and what has now not labored some time past decade.

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