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Main Title With people in mind : design and management of everyday nature /
Author Kaplan, Rachel,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Kaplan, Stephen
Ryan, Robert L.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 38024239
ISBN 1559635940; 9781559635943
Subjects Human beings--Effect of environment on. ; Environmental psychology. ; Environmental management. ; Psicologia ambiental.
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  GF51.K37 1998 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 12/18/1998
Collation xiv, 225 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-215) and index.
Contents Notes Part I. By Way of Explanation : People and Nature : 1. The Use of Patterns -- 2. Some Human Characteristics -- Part II. Meeting the Challenges : 3. Fears and Preferences -- 4. Way-finding -- 5. Restorative Environments -- Part III. Designand Management Opportunities : 6. Gateways and Partitions -- 7. Trails and Locomotion -- 8. Views and Vistas -- 9. Places and their Elements -- Part IV. With People in Mind : 10. Engaging People -- 11. Putting it Together. "With People in Mind explores how to design and manage areas of "everyday nature"-- parks and open spaces, corporate grounds, vacant lots and backyard gardens, fields and forests -- in ways that are beneficial to and appreciated by humans. The authors introduce a new way of thinking about natural areas and present concrete and detailed recommendations for effective design and management." --Cover. "Enhanced by a wealth of illustrations and images, With People in Mind translates the results of many years of empirical studies into practical design and management approaches. It is a readable and flexible guide for practitioners and students in landscape architecture, planning, resource management, environmental psychology, and other fields." --Cover.
Place Published Washington, D.C. :
PUB Date Free Form c1998.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 97049586
OCLC Time Stamp 19981217191223
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 00862pam 2200253 a 45010