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dc.contributor.authorHe, Xiaojie
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-07T04:30:26Z
dc.date.available2016-10-07T04:30:26Z
dc.date.issued2016-05
dc.identifier.otherhe_xiaojie_201605_mla
dc.identifier.urihttp://purl.galileo.usg.edu/uga_etd/he_xiaojie_201605_mla
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10724/36161
dc.description.abstractIn the field of landscape architecture, few studies have investigated the concept of child resilience. In the existing research that has discussed this concept, studied sites were always in war zones or disaster-stricken areas. The concept of child resilience has not been applied to designing in neighborhoods with a low standard of living such as the Tenderloin District, San Francisco. The thesis firstly introduces what child resilience is and how to foster it in children based on psychological research. After that, a literature review and two case studies are conducted, focusing on what applicable design solutions have been developed for recreational spaces in vulnerable communities. The thesis also analyzes the current living condition for the youth in the Tenderloin District and proposes strategic suggestions to help cultivate child resilience. A hypothetical design is developed to show how child resilience strategies can be applied to a site design. The conclusion of this research is that resilience is more likely to be fostered in children when protective factors in one’s living environment are increased, and when risk factors are avoided by landscape architectural design.
dc.languageeng
dc.publisheruga
dc.rightspublic
dc.subjectLandscape architecture, Design for recreation, Children’s recreational space, Design for healing, Child resilience
dc.titleUsing child resilience strategy to inform the design of the Tenderloin Recreation Center
dc.typeThesis
dc.description.degreeMLA
dc.description.departmentEnvironmental Design
dc.description.majorLandscape Architecture
dc.description.advisorKatherine Melcher
dc.description.committeeKatherine Melcher
dc.description.committeeUmit Yilmaz
dc.description.committeeDouglas Pardue
dc.description.committeeJennifer Lewis


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