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Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in 1:1 landskab, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds

Guldbergs Plads : A Thrilling Urban “Forest” That Will Make You Look Twice

Guldbergs Plads : A Thrilling Urban “Forest” That Will Make You Look Twice

Article by Win Phyo – Guldbergs Plads , by 1:1 landskab in Copenhagen, Denmark Have you ever thought about (or been interested in) how simple features can be used in multiple ways? Flexibility in landscape design is a wonderful thing, and Guldbergs Plads, a neighborhood park in Copenhagen, does the job of demonstrating this. Upon first glance, this project doesn’t look very conventional, and you may even doubt whether it...

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Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in 2016, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds, Sturt Noble Associates, Sydney

Wulaba Park Shows us The Transformative Power of Color

Wulaba Park Shows us The Transformative Power of Color

Article by Andrea Kreuer Wulaba Park by Sturt Noble Associates, in Waterloo/Sydney, Australia Wulaba Park is one of several new parks in the Green Square area just south of downtown Syndey. The park – spanning an area of over 4000m2 – was designed by renowned landscape architects Sturt Noble and features several distinctive play spaces. Its key visual element is a multi-storey playtower – designed and built by Fleetwood...

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in 2014, British Columbia, Canada, Hapa Collaborative, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds

How Children Can Rock the World of Design

How Children Can Rock the World of Design

Article by Domenico Pistone – Total reading time 5 minutes. Terra Nova Rural Park, by Hapa Collaborative, City of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada Dams, intertidal coasts, residual mud, and a 27-hectare agricultural landscape located on the northwest tip of Richmond Island make up the canvas on which Hapa Collaborative has scattered its colors and forms. Terra Nova Rural Park is a splendid example of participatory planning among Hapa landscape...

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Landscape architecture Posts, Ohio, Playgrounds, United States

History and Imagination Used to Build a Playground for the People

History and Imagination Used to Build a Playground for the People

Article by Erin Tharp The Playgarden, by The Pattie Group of Novelty, in Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Ohio Traditionally, children’s playgrounds are found in schoolyards, at churches, or in public parks. But how about putting a playground in a more unconventional place, such as outside a National Historic Landmark? That’s exactly what The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation did at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in...

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Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 in 2014, Bo Landscape Architecture, Israel, Kiryat Tivon, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds

Want to Become a Playground Design Master? Go Natural!

Want to Become a Playground Design Master? Go Natural!

Article by Joanna Łaska Hasomrim Park, by Bo Landscape Architecture, in Kiryat Tivon, Israel. Are the majority of today’s playgrounds really anything else but standardized? Colorful, but at the same time dull and monotonous. When you think about it, they all seem the same. Hasomrim Park by Bo Landscape Architecture is here to prove that designing with children in mind is totally a must if you want to succeed as...

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Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in 2011, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds, Poland, RS+, Tychy

Is This What Every Major Park in The World Needs?

Is This What Every Major Park in The World Needs?

Article by Paula Uzarek Water Playground, by RS+, in Tychy, Poland. Playgrounds are a topic inseparable from landscape design. How do landscape architects create them? It is important to include colors, shapes, fun and safety in a form adjusted to the space that designer has at their disposal. Yet motives and themes echoed over and over again are imprinted in our minds, making the existence of innovative designing processes...

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