5 RADICAL PLAYGROUNDS

While playgrounds seem to be getting more ‘cookie cutter’, here are 5 incredible wonderlands from around the world. Each one was designed to let children take advantage of their wild imaginations while learning and staying active.

 

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The Toa Payoh Playground in Singapore was designed in the 70s by Mr Khor Ean Ghee, a former interior designer.

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Kids can explore a Blue Whale inside and out at Plikta park in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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A playground of a different sort, OTRO is a glow in the dark skatepark in France designed by Koo Jeong-A. The entire park was built using phos­pho­res­cent con­crete. 

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The incredible Rain­bow Net play­ground at the Hakone Sculp­ture Park in Japan was created by fiber installation artist Toshiko Hori­uchi MacAdam.

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While not as outlandishly designed as the others, this playspace is radical in a completely different way. The Edible School Yard in Harlem New York is dedicated to bringing garden-fresh learning and growing to low-income students. Beautiful, fun, educational and community centered, we think it’s totally amazing! For more information visit Edible School Yard NYC.