||Siegrist, D., Ketterer Bonnelame, L., Sijtsma, F.
||R-Types – Development of a typology of recreationists as a base for planning and design of nature-based recreation areas
||Monitoring and Management of Visitor Flows in Recreational and Protected Areas – ABSTRACT BOOK
||MMV 8 - Proceedings
||Recreation planning is an important aspect of landscape planning. The population of densely populated urban and peri-urban areas relies on the presence of attractive nature-based landscapes close to nature and open spaces. A central aspect in the planning and design of recreation areas is the inclusion of the needs of the population. Against this background, the aim of the project “R-Types” is to assist landscape architects in planning and designing attractive recreational landscapes. First, a visitor survey will be carried out in five selected test areas in Switzerland. In parallel, an online survey will take place. Secondly, a classification of recreational areas in Switzerland is created on a qualitative basis. This enables to assign specific recreation types to each class of recreational areas. Based on this, type-specific measures to protect sensitive natural areas are developed.
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