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Skateboard Parks: Design & Development

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Skateboard Parks: Design & Development

Scott Bradstreet

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This much needed book provides an understanding of the sport of skateboarding and how to develop a skateboard park. It provides a well-organized recounting of the history of skateboarding and its regulations. Chapters describe skateboarding facility types and all possible skateboarding facility components. The process for developing and operating a skateboard park is included, with discussion about preliminary planning, environmental review, design, construction, management and operations. This is an indispensable guide for city planners, landscape architects, contractors, and skateboard enthusiasts aspiring to create their own facility.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 174 color photos & illustrations | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764332746 | Binding: hard cover


Scott Bradstreet is a graduate of the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona school of landscape architecture and holds a graduate degree in business from California State University, Fullerton. A licensed landscape architect, he has 18 years of experience working in both the private and public sectors. He is a recreation advocate, teacher, coach, and former public park planner, with an understanding of the benefits and concerns of skateboarding.