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Landskap för spontanidrott

Jansson, Thomas (2006) Landskap för spontanidrott. Dept. of Urban and Rural Development, SLU.

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"Landscapes for Spontaneous Sport" The main aim with this degree thesis is to show how planning and design of urban space can promote spontaneous sport. Public health and urban life would benefit from re-introducing the sport and physical activity in the townscape. The study can be seen as an "inspiration book" that focuses on the connection between sports and landscape architecture. The starting-point for the discussion is the fact that the spontaneous sport is on the decline and the main general question is how this negative trend could be broken. In particular the study asks how landscape architecture could promote and increase spontaneous sport. Good examples of places for spontaneous sports of different kinds are given, both from Sweden and from other countries, which have inspired a case study where I propose a redesign of a centrally located, but hardly used park in Skäggetorp, a suburb of the town of Linköping.

Keywords:landskaparkitektur, landskap, spontanidrott, näridrottsplats, fysisk hälsa, social samvaro, stadsplanering, Skäggetorp, Jansson, Thomas
Faculty:Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (Ultuna)
Programme:MSc Landscape Architecture, 200 credits
Number of pages:37
Year of publication:2006
ID Code:1249
Deposited By:Jansson, Thomas
Deposited On:30 October 2006

Last updated: 2006-03-03

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