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By Barbara E. Hendricks

Architects, panorama designers, developers, gardeners and lecturers have all at a while been referred to as upon to layout a play zone. regrettably, this range has no longer led to an identical variety of layout suggestions for this very not easy job. regardless of a proliferation of 'how to' books in this topic, playgrounds have remained nearly a similar in the course of the global when you consider that their construction over a century in the past. this isn't a 'how to' layout booklet. as a substitute, in response to thirty years' adventure as a consultant play quarter dressmaker, Barbara Hendricks information a greatly new procedure, using state of the art considering from baby improvement and baby psychology to discover leading edge layout recommendations, difficult the demonstrated notions of play provision. protecting key sociological, public coverage, environmental and layout matters, this ebook presents designers with an exploration of and advisor to, designing from a 'child's eye' view of the realm. superbly crafted and copiously illustrated with quite a few 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 modern from 2001 to 2010 with extra dialogue approximately new principles for play region designs and what has now not labored some time past decade.

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