Control as a Dimension of Public-Space Quality

  • Mark Francis
Part of the Human Behavior and Environment book series (HUBE, volume 10)


Public-space quality is attracting considerable attention. The number of new spaces has greatly expanded. At the same time, people are using existing and new public spaces in increasing numbers. As a result, the relationship of public spaces such as parks, plazas, and streets to the quality of urban life has attracted intense interest on the part of public officials, researchers, designers, and cit izens (Hiss, 1987; Levine, 1984).


Open Space Public Space Public Place Community Garden Public Park 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Francis
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  1. 1.Department of Environmental DesignUniversity of California-DavisDavisUSA

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