Design pathway based on footprints

HechtMarch 3, 2014

Hi all, once I heard that it was a common japanese practice, long time ago, to grow the lawn and wait until people walking on it leave worn grass and footprint marks in order to properly trace the best pathway based on the path that people actually already use before building stepping stones pathways... is it a fact? are there any references, texts or books I can use to guide a research I've being doing on this premise?
It seems a really interest concept and a really remakable philosophy...

Thanks in advance...

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jimfromYGS

I am not sure about Japan, but I know this was done at a Quad of a major university in Illinois. They left the paths out for one year and paved where the students walked.

    Bookmark   March 8, 2014 at 2:34PM
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mocountryboys(5b/6a)

LOL....I followed the paths the dogs made.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2014 at 11:05AM
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mocountryboys(5b/6a)

LOL....I followed the paths the dogs made.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2014 at 11:06AM
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