Design Project Manager NEW LINE SKATEPARKS INC San Diego, California
Currently 16 million people skateboard in the United States. What accommodations should landscape architects make to design for, or discourage skateboarding in their projects? What makes a great skate park? This session will explore lessons learned from a private practitioner, a municipal parks manager, and an experienced skateboard park designer.
Learn about the history of skateboarding and the types of terrain most and least attractive to skateboarders.
Learn how to better design for skateboarding in public spaces.
Learn alternative ways to accommodate skateboarders in your projects and communities.