Design and assessment of ecosystem service-oriented urban park--The case of post-occupancy evaluation of before and after the restoration of Tianjin Giaoyuan Park.

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Author: Li Lin
Date: Aug. 2015
From: Landscape Architecture Frontiers(Vol. 3, Issue 4)
Publisher: Higher Education Press Limited Company
Document Type: Case study
Length: 2,906 words
Lexile Measure: 1410L

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[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] In recent years, along with an increased awareness of ecology, the design of urban parks has been shifting towards providing ecological services. However, there is a dearth of case studies in this new typology. This article explores the characteristics of Ecosystem Service-Oriented Urban Park (ESOUP), establishes a post-occupancy evaluation system, and by using Tianjin Qiaoyuan Park as a case study identifies the problems and solutions involved in the processes of design, construction, management and maintenance. KEY WORDS Ecosystem Services-Oriented Urban Park (ESOUP); Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE); Qiaoyuan Park; Ecological Benefits

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