A Pocket Park as a New Typology of Parks and Public Spaces in Irkutsk

Anastasia Sheshukova

Abstract


The article studies the methodology of designing pocket parks, reveals the advantages over other types of green spaces, observes the peculiarities and basic characteristics of pocket parks, and defines their role in the system of urban greening. The article proposes the allocation of the first pocket park in Irkutsk.

Keywords


park; public space; city communities; participative design

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7480/projectbaikal.49.1059

DOI (PDF (Русский)): http://dx.doi.org/10.7480/projectbaikal.49.1059.1050



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