The science of play : how to build playgrounds that enhance children's development

2014, Book , xii, 208 pages ;
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Summary/Review: Poor design and wasted funding characterize today's American playgrounds. A range of factors - including a litigious cuulture, overzealous safety guid more...
Summary/Review: Poor design and wasted funding characterize today's American playgrounds. A range of factors - including a litigious cuulture, overzealous safety guidelines, and an ethos of risk aversion -- have created uniform and unimaginative playgrounds. These places fail to nurture the development of children or promote playgrounds as an active component in enlivenig community space. This book demonstrates how to alter the status quo by allying data with design.
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