The number of people visiting parks has increased during the pandemic, with design-related implications.
Desired visibility zones
Confirming urban parks' value
Researchers evaluated how perceptions of park safety influence user experiences.
Researchers investigated how green spaces (public parks) influence the wellbeing of city-dwellers; findings are published in the Journal of Public Space.
Influences on mental and physical health
Cohen and team collected benchmark information on park use.
Currie studied how the design of small urban parks.
Cohen and team were interested in learning more about who visits neighborhood parks, and their findings are useful to people managing and designing parks.
Some studies are important because they rigorously confirm our expectations. A recent investigation by Wilhelm-Stanis, Vaughan, and Kaczynski of parks does just this.