"I'm not annoyed because we are not recreating the past in Atlanta.
I am annoyed because we are not creating a beautiful future."Continue
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I am obsessed with what I am calling "HiPlay" (for lack of a better name). HiPlay could be the answer to overgrown cities with no place to play. The idea comes from the new "agro-housing" or "sustainable housing" trend in the world of architecture. This picture is the winning design in Living…Continue
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So many people ask me what makes a good playground. Here are 10 points, each worthy of it's own post (or book chapter). My favorite, of course, is number 6. Oh, when you have number 6 you've really got something!
A wonderful playground is……..
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The news broke recently just before dinnertime. Steve Jobs was resigning as CEO of Apple. Graphic artists, photographers, writers, artists, Mac-junkies, “computer nerds”, and lovers of beauty everywhere bowed their heads and sighed. The great Master of Design (form AND function) was stepping down.
But, I’m not really here to talk about Steve. I was actually…Continue
These forest huts are in Sweden that you can rent like a hotel room. They conjure up all kids, I mean, all kinds of feelings of magic and mystery...and coziness. I'd love to have one to curl up and read or write in...or maybe just to take a nap in. But, kids could have a hay day making a magic fort out of one of these.…Continue
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Camley is celebrating its 25th anniversary. It was once a coal yard and is now a beautiful, natural…
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I've been so concerned about kids not playing outdoors anymore. I've been pondering how to change things, so I decided to look at when kids voluntarily dash outside. I've noticed two basic times: (1) when they are at school and it's time for recess, and (2) when it's snowing. Can you think of any others?…Continue
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