Five Fields Play Structure – a landscape for childish exploration

August 17, 2017,AEDT

And that is exactly how the designers intend for it to be. The project is a landscape for childish exploration. It shuns function and standard, in favor of liberation. The structure cultivates a child’s—and adults—imagination through play. It encourages inventiveness through its unfolding, discoverable spaces. The playscape is tailored to child size, | Read More

RHAA creates innovative inclusive playground

August 6, 2015,AEDT

The Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto, California is one of the nation’s most innovative inclusive playgrounds — allowing every child and every parent the opportunity to play. Children can move through the trees on an elevated walk and swing, sway, spin and slide, all on surfaces and equipment without | Read More

PS 234 Independence School Play Yard | New York, USA | Kan Landscape Design

March 27, 2015,AEDT

In the fall of 2014, KaN Landscape designed a new schoolyard for PS 234, located in historic TriBeCa in lower Manhattan. The school, which accommodates children from kindergarten through 5th grade, was in need of a new play yard with a diversity of sports opportunities and play experiences for all ages.

Tree Houses Project | Hot Springs Arkansas | The Portico Group

October 10, 2013,AEDT

The Tree Houses Project, designed by The Portico Group, represents a plan to provide children and their families with unique experiences at the Evans Children’s Adventure Garden within Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, AR. The conceptual organizational approach for new encounter stations will encourage kids to “Look, Find and Discover that | Read More

Crow Wood Playscape | Cheshire UK | Davies White Landscape Architects

December 28, 2011,AEDT

Davies White Landscape Architects gained national recognition for their Crow Wood Playscape in Cheshire when they won a Landscape Institute Design Award earlier this year. The project sits in the historic National Trust woodland estate at Lyme Park in Cheshire and is now open all year round. Their Playscape design | Read More

Natural Learning Initiative: New role for Landscape Architecture

March 19, 2011,AEDT

NC STATE UNIVERSITY’s Natural Learning Initiative have a been posting on their blog Robin’s Nest. Recently they posted(author unknown) a new post – A New role for Landscape architecture Like many professions, medicine being an example, landscape architecture is beginning to subdivide into specializations informed by empirical evidence……… At NLI, | Read More