Resort Development Handbook

Author: Dean Schwanke,Urban Land Institute

Publisher: Urban Land Inst

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 414

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Seasoned professionals share their strategies in this practical, how-to guide to all facets of developing resort hotels, timeshare resorts, second-home and retirement communities, and multiuse communities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
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Resort Development

Author: Adrienne Schmitz,Robert Chickering,Urban Land Institute

Publisher: Urban Land Inst

ISBN: 9780874200997

Category: Architecture

Page: 479

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Packed with photos and site plans, this practical how-to-guide for developing resorts—such as hotels, timeshares, and second-home, retirement, and planned communities—provides an inside look at the challenges faced and lessons learned by actual practitioners in the industry.
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Total Landscape, Theme Parks, Public Space

Author: Miodrag Mitrasinovic

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351878743

Category: Architecture

Page: 296

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Placing theme parks from the United States, Europe and Asia in a comparative, multidisciplinary framework, this fascinating book argues that these fantasy environments are an extreme example of the totalization of public space. By illuminating the relationship between theme parks and public space, this book offers critical insights into the ethos of total landscape. Illuminating the relationship between theme parks and public space, the book offers an insight into the ethos, design and expectations of public space in the twenty-first century.
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Recreation and Parks

The Profession

Author: Betty Van der Smissen

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736045629

Category: Medical

Page: 145

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Gaining an understanding of the recreation and parks profession is crucial to success in the field and to effective leadership within the field. Recreation and Parks: The Profession is a one-of-a-kind resource that delineates the components that make this complex field a profession. Written by well-known recreation authority Betty van der Smissen, this book -defines the marks of the recreation and parks profession and identifies the steps involved in becoming a professional in the field; -profiles 62 professional organizations within the profession; -provides a Web site that features a time line of the development of areas and organizations of the profession and the most up-to-date Web addresses for organizations detailed in the text; -outlines a comparative history of 15 categories of the recreation and parks field in the United States and Canada; and -presents a classic-to-contemporary bibliography of resources that showcases an inclusive body of knowledge on the profession. Part I describes recreation and parks as a profession and provides students with steps to lay a solid foundation to become a professional. Part II grounds readers with a comparative historical overview of the recreation and parks field from the 1500s to the present day. The author divides the field into 15 categories and offers suggestions on how to use the time line. Part III profiles 62 professional organizations. Each profile includes the organization's mission, goals, structure, history, publications, services, and professional credentialing information. In addition, it lists the organization's Web sites, contact information, and other vital information that students use in completing course work, in applying for internships, and in researching various aspects of the profession. Part IV contains a bibliography of selected resources on recreation and parks, from classic to the present. Recreation and Parks: The Profession includes a Web site that not only provides links to other current Web sites for the organizations profiled, but it also is linked to a color-coded version of the time line. The time line is ready to download, print, and use in the classroom or office. This version of the time line provides the most effective way to obtain an overall picture of the historical comparison of the categories in the recreation and parks profession. Recreation and Parks: The Profession is a unique resource for students, professors, and professionals in recreation and parks. The text brings together the important aspects of the field as a profession.
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Shopping Center Development Handbook

Author: W. Paul O'Mara

Publisher: Urban Land Inst

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 400

View: 1931

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This book covers best practices and proven techniques for a wide range of retail project types and settings. Each aspect of the development process is explained in detail, from market analysis and financing to product design and operations.
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Multifamily Housing Development Handbook

Author: Urban Land Institute

Publisher: Urban Land Inst

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 367

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Illustrated in full color, this authoritative resource explains best practices, techniques, and trends in multifamily housing developments.
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Resort Design

Planning, Architecture, and Interiors

Author: Margaret Huffadine

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070308718

Category: Architecture

Page: 324

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All-inclusive guide to designing vacation retreats Hospitality building is todayÆs fastest-growing construction category. Resort Design: Planning, Architecture and Interiors, by international expert Margaret Huffadine, gives you a foundation for working successfully on a wide range of resort projects, casino-based, spa, sport, beach, ecotourism, urban and theme resorts anywhere in the world. This from-the-ground-up guide takes you from feasibility studies through planning,financing, and design stages. Renderings and photographs of architectural and interior design details of public areas and guest rooms at renowned resorts richly illustrate profit-determining concepts. You get critical front-of-house and back-of-house operational details for restaurants and bars...security...housekeeping...structural, mechanical, and electricalrequirements...executive and administrative offices...staff working conditions and accommodations...and much, much more, details guaranteed to help your projects go smoothly and cost less.
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Business Park and Industrial Development Handbook

Author: Urban Land Institute

Publisher: Urban Land Inst

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 309

View: 756

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Packed with color photographs and illustrations, this handbook covers the best practices, techniques, and trends. It explains the development process step-by-step and includes 14 case study examples of new construction, adaptive use, airport-related development, and mixed office and industrial facilities.
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