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Open space : people space / edited by Catharine Ward Thompson and Penny Travlou.

  • Ward Thompson, Catharine
  • Books

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Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Taylor & Francis, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2007.

Physical description

xix, 199 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


Public spaces for a changing public life / Jan Gehl -- "The health of the people is the highest law" : public health, public policy, and green space / Ken Worpole -- Playful nature : what makes the difference between some people going outside and others not? / Catharine Ward Thompson -- Culture, heritage, and access to open spaces / Judy Ling Wong -- Landscape perception as a reflection of quality of life and social exclusion in rural areas : what does it mean in an expanded Europe? / Simon Bell and Alicia Montarzino -- Mapping youth spaces in the public realm : identity, space, and social exclusion / Penny Travlou -- What makes a park inclusive and universally designed? : a multi-method approach / Robin C. Moore and Nilda G. Cosco -- "You just follow the signs" : understanding visitor wayfinding problems in the countryside / Katherine Southwell and Catherine Findlay -- Developing evidence-based design : environmental interventions for healthy development of young children in the outdoors / Nilda Cosco -- Healing gardens for people living with Alzheimer's : challenges to creating an evidence base for treatment outcomes / John Zeisel -- Measuring the quality of the outdoor environment relevant to older people's lives / Takemi Sugiyama and Catharine Ward Thompson -- Three steps to understanding restorative environments as health resources / Terry Hartig -- On quality of life, analysis, and evidence based belief / Peter A Aspinall.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • English

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  • Location

    Medical Collection BF353.5.N37 2007O61


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