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 Title & Authors
Research on the Physical Characteristics of the Elder People and Park Design
Zhang, Yun-Ji; Piao, Yong-Ji; Cho, Tae-Dong;
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 Abstract
This article reveals the relationship between the body characteristics of the elder people and the size of park facilities during utilization of parks by scientific investigation. The experiment involves 540 elder people, and offer concrete evidence for park design in ageing society. These evidences mainly consists of the following aspects: First, the relation between physical situation of elder people and their using parks. Secondly, the relation between the hearing status and exchange circle diameter in elders. The last is the relation between the distance visual acuity and designing the scene. Finally we get the most suitable step length range, stairs height, road slope, communication space diameter and general formulas about the best vision distance for elder people.
 Keywords
Elder people;Physical characteristics;Parks design;
 Language
English
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