In 2012, an artist in London created an interactive "invisible fence" that passersby couldn't resist. Check out the City Lab article Parks Weren't Always for Everybody for the history behind the article's title, disappearing park…Continue
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It's Thanksgiving morning and I'm a little under the weather, so I'm curled up in bed feeling somewhat wistful and…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on November 24, 2011 at 8:20am — No Comments
They did a great job of working the ground in this play area. It adds so much interest and dimension (literally) to the space. The blue in the back left are trees. The arc on the left is a swing.…
Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 24, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Recently, play authority and author Tim Gill graciously spent a day taking me around various playgrounds in London.
Here we visit a playspace in the Maiden Lane Estates in Camden. I love the use of the felled logs for climbing.
These pieces are loosely…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 24, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Camley is celebrating its 25th anniversary. It was once a coal yard and is now a beautiful, natural…
Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 24, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The playground is divided up into multiple areas, almost like rooms. It gives such a sense of intimacy to what is really a large space.
The playground is based on the story of Peter Pan and this lovely old carved log has a real fairy tale feel to…
Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 19, 2010 at 9:35am — No Comments
Glamis Adventure Playground in London is like one amazing playable painting. I've never seen anything like it. Many more pictures to come!
Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 19, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments