Campground owners and managers … here’s a little secret. Campground guests talk to each other--about your facilities. Yes, while you are in the office, the people in Site #26 are chatting with the nice couple inRead More
Boston has a long tradition of re-using historic structuresСconverting churches into housing, fire stations into theaters, woolen-industry warehouses into artist spaces, and many more.
Operating a multimillion-dollar facility might seem like an overwhelming task, and the truth is, it can be. But Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) in Carmel, Ind., is here to help make thatRead More
Do you think of parks and recreation facilities as critical infrastructure? There is no denying the nation’s sports and recreation facilities are valuable, and they already provide us with a lot. ForRead More
Natatorium—it’s not a word that rolls easily off the tongue. It rarely comes up in daily usage; people generally don’t say, “Hey, let’s go to the natatorium.” They just say, “Let’s go to the pool.”Read More
A biophilic approach to design results in buildings that have valuable but complex influences and that can be grasped through effects on our own behavior: increased relaxation, a sense of delight, an improved capacity for personal reflection, etc.Read More
Despite the recession, there is a definite building boom in parks and recreation. Its reasons are multiple -- whether based on demand, more creative ways of procuring funding or the need to updateRead More
Our five year old, Sam, began Kindergarten this fall. In hopes of reducing any separation anxiety, his older brother and sisters began "selling" the concept of going to school throughout the month ofRead More