So how do we achieve these goals while also maintaining the distancing guidelines
necessary to curb the spread of disease? According to the CDC, social distancing
is defined as “remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and
maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet or 2 meters) from others when possible.”
In this guide, Landscape Forms identifies various new planning paradigms that allow
designers to create outdoor spaces that reinforce healthy communities, allowing
people to responsibly connect with each other and their natural environments in light
of COVID-19 concerns.