The Landscape Guide

16.5 Orange parks

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Orange is made from yellow and red. Orange space should be gay with movement, laughter and fun. Jewels sparkle on black velvet. Shopping streets and markets are orange. So are busy waterfronts. Sportsfields are orange when they are busy. "She's going for gold' say the athletics commentators. This requires passion, discipline and a thirst for achievement. Many of the sports facilities in public parks are not orange, because they are not busy or because they lack accommodation for spectators. Watching and being watched are complementary pleasures.

The start of a marathon race