Playground Design: Inclusion, Independence, and Engagement
Oct 09, 2018
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Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Oct 09, 2018
10/9/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
Playgrounds fulfill a critical role in urban schools and neighborhoods, making space for physical and social wellbeing. The design of playgrounds goes far beyond equipment, incorporating planting and natural elements, loose parts and variation, into environments that are inspiring and open-ended. This panel will explore design considerations fostering inclusion, independence, and wellness as well as how children can be meaningfully engaged in the design of play spaces.
Speakers: Caroline Kim, Founder and Creative Director, Paperbox Projects Mary Alice Lee, Director, NYC Playground Program, The Trust for Public Land Eve Mosher, Board Vice Chair and Co-Founder, play:groundNYC Gareth Mahon, RLA, LEED AP, Partner, RKLA Studio Landscape Architecture Kate Tooke, ASLA, PLA, Senior Associate, Landscape Architect, Sasaki
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