Recreational Waterfront space planning and design studies
|Course||Urban Planning and Design|
|Keywords||Recreational Space The Area of Waterfronts Whole Design Detail Design Recreational Facilities|
At present, recreation has become the important part of people’s life, more and more people believe that the industry of recreation would be one of most important main industry of the world. The construction of waterfronts has been popular almost 50 years abroad, most reason is the function exchanging that from industry to trade and recreation. It shows that the space of waterfronts for recreation is more and more popular. In China, the construction of waterfronts is only in the first step, because of being lack of experience and the short period for building, many waterfronts’ projects come out a serious of problem such as destroying nature’s balance, wasting resource and too many same kinds of construction. So it is very necessary come out the theory and ways of recreation planning and design of waterfronts by learning from the successful and typical examples abroad and in china.Based on many typical examples abroad and the two large projects of waterfronts which the author joined, utilizing System Theory, Landscape Ecology and others theories of urban design and landscape planning. This thesis analysis the character of waterfronts’ recreational space, and then build the theory and ways for recreation planning and design of waterfronts.This thesis is made up by the following five parts:Chapter one is the introducing. It is about the research’s source, the content, the ways and the structure of research.Chapter two is the conception and connotation. At first, it defines the referent concept and discuss them. The referent concept is including recreation, recreational space, area of waterfronts and recreational space in the area of waterfronts. Then it discuss these concept and analysis the situation abroad of recreational space in the area of waterfronts, and bring out the opinion about Chinese situation of recreational space in the area of waterfronts.Chapter three is the recreational behavior and the recreational space in the area waterfronts. At first, it discuss the recreational behavior’s development, classification, space structure and the relationship between it’s space structure and people’s belongingness. Then it describes the factors, the basic character and type of combination for recreational space in the area of waterfronts.Chapter four is the planning and design for recreational space in the area of waterfronts. According the order from the whole to detail, it describes the ways of planning and design for recreational space in the area of waterfronts. It is the most important part of this thesis. At first, it defines the aim and rule. Then from the view of space form and landscape ecology, it discuss the whole planning and design for recreational space in the area of waterfronts. Then from the view of man-made environment, green space and water space, it discuss the detail design for recreational space in the waterfronts. At last, it describes in detail for the facilities of recreation.Chapter five is the analysis of projects. By analysis of the two typical projects that Xiamen Zhongzhai Bay and Guangzhou Seagull Island, it shows the feasibility of the above ways.In the end, the thesis comes out that: planning and designing recreational space in the area of waterfronts, we should be on base of the investigation and research of current situation, be care of considering with the wholeness and the landscape ecology, express conception for human being, utilize the character of location and the tender of market, and consider the flexibility of realty.