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Town Parks



Product Description

Town Parks of NSW
Past Present and Future
Warwick Mayne- Wilson
Town Parks of NSW reflects the result of visiting nominated parks that have been recorded and photographed. The book contains the findings of extensive research in the State Library of NSW.
Comprising an introduction and eight chapters, the book contains:
  • A history of town park proclamation and establishment in NSW since British settlement
  • A description of how these parks evolved in the 20th century
  • An outline of the development of town park design in NSW
  • A discussion of what parks mean to people, and especially their users
  • The principal issues confronting park managers in Councils
  • Several examples of contemporary, prize- winning parks and refurbished old ones around Sydney
  • Thoughts on new directions and innovations for town parks, inspired by debates in the USA
  • A range of over 50 illustrated examples of town parks, both historical and contemporary.
  • Published 2013
  • Soft cover

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