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The always up-to-date article overview contains every product of the previous years and of course the latest. Discover out topics around playground and sports leisure facilities. Enjoy yourself reading!

Issue All: Planning and Design

Upgrading of the Pepermölenbek playground

What exactly is a 'playground'?
The senate of the City of Hamburg places considerable emphasis on the attractiveness of the local playgrounds.

The “Fritschiwiese” in Zurich – a lively and popular neighbourhood park

A look at the history of the neighbourhood: in the second half of the 19th century, Aussersihl, a separate municipality located west of the city of Zurich (on the other side of the Sihl River) experienced a substantial increase in population due to industrialisation and railway construction.

Park Gustave & Léonard Hentsch in Genf

Parc Gustave & Léonard Hentsch: The park project is based on an idea designed by the landscape architects Hüsler & Associés. It reflects the aim of uniting people from different social backgrounds at a well-functioning public space suitable for numerous purposes.

Discover the colourful world of Christrosenweg - (*Christmas Rose Road) in Cologne

No matter if a trip to the moon, a jeep safari, an excursion to the old castle ruin or just walking along beautiful plant areas: here in the outdoor area of the Christmas Rose Road in Cologne everything becomes possible.

Steinstraße Playground: a Small Green Space with a Big Impact

Groß-Gerau lies south of Frankfurt and has a population of about 25,000. It is home to many children and adolescents who play a role in the urban development.

Polygonia – A Mosaic of Stories

The regeneration of the central playground on Schollweg in Hanover-Mühlenberg is a pilot project of the “Socially Integrative City” urban development funding programme and will give impetus to further measures planned.

"The old bakery” (Zur Alten Bäckerei) is the new playground of Leipzig-Großzschocher

In the past: a private garden area of a mill owner. Now: a wild savage property. In future: a unique children's play forest.

A playground designed with the input of the neighbourhood in Bochum

The children's playground in Bochum, Heinrich Gustav Straße / corner of Wittekindstraße is among the projects supported by the federal government, the state of NRW and Bochum city council as part of the Social City programme in the Werne Langendreer- Alter Bahnof (WLAB) urban renewal area.

AnkerCustomised play worlds

Based in Klosters in Switzerland, the planning consultants Planungsbüro Wegmüller have considerable experience when it comes to designing creative themed playgrounds.

16.10.2017 - New space for activities can transform urban life

In Denmark urban spaces are becoming drivers of change that can enhance the quality of life, make more people physically active...

08.12.2017 - Stiftung Sparda-Bank Hannover foundation sponsors playgrounds in public spaces, schools and kindergartens

Since 2016, the foundation has made €150,000 available for the construction of fantasy play parks.

19.10.2018 - Water games – which standards need to be followed and how can costs be saved

Many planners and also municipalities shy away from using water on playgrounds. They believe the technology is too complex, operation too elaborate and the costs too high. However, the (playful) handling of water is one of the most elementary experiences that people can have. This is one of the reasons why designs with water are some of the most fascinating outdoor elements. At the same time, the planning process must address not only the design issues but also the technical requirements as well as hazards and calculable risks. This article will provide some fundamental pointers and advice for planning water playgrounds or water elements on playgrounds. ...

19.10.2018 - The water playground in the Archaeological Park in Xanten

In 2005, Rhineland Regional Council (LVR) decided to add a water playground to the existing play area within Xanten's Archaeological Park, an attraction designed to give visitors an impression of what the former Roman settlement of Colonia Ulpia Traiana located here was like. ...

19.10.2018 - Water as the defining element

One of the most prominent features of the State Horticultural Show held in Bamberg in 2012 was the fish ladder constructed in an old arm of the River Regnitz. In order to bring visitors and more especially children closer to this newly created habitat, two of the five play areas constructed for the show were designated as 'water playgrounds' and located close to the fish ladder and old river arm. ...

19.10.2018 - The water world with a water playground

The new water playground at Norikusbucht Cove on the southern banks of Wöhrder See Lake in Nuremberg is the most important ‘attraction’ in this section of the area of the park besides the new swimming bay and the movement parcours and was created when this 1970s park was renovated and redesigned.

18.04.2019 - "The old bakery” (Zur Alten Bäckerei) is the new playground of Leipzig-Großzschocher

In the past: a private garden area of a mill owner. Now: a wild savage property. In future: a unique children's play forest.

18.04.2019 - Polygonia – A Mosaic of Stories

The regeneration of the central playground on Schollweg in Hanover-Mühlenberg is a pilot project of the “Socially Integrative City” urban development funding programme and will give impetus to further measures planned.

18.04.2019 - Steinstraße Playground: a Small Green Space with a Big Impact

Groß-Gerau lies south of Frankfurt and has a population of about 25,000. It is home to many children and adolescents who play a role in the urban development.

18.04.2019 - The “Fritschiwiese” in Zurich – a lively and popular neighbourhood park

A look at the history of the neighbourhood: in the second half of the 19th century, Aussersihl, a separate municipality located west of the city of Zurich (on the other side of the Sihl River) experienced a substantial increase in population due to industrialisation and railway construction.

18.04.2019 - Park Gustave & Léonard Hentsch in Genf

Parc Gustave & Léonard Hentsch: The park project is based on an idea designed by the landscape architects Hüsler & Associés. It reflects the aim of uniting people from different social backgrounds at a well-functioning public space suitable for numerous purposes.

18.04.2019 - Discover the colourful world of Christrosenweg - (*Christmas Rose Road) in Cologne

No matter if a trip to the moon, a jeep safari, an excursion to the old castle ruin or just walking along beautiful plant areas: here in the outdoor area of the Christmas Rose Road in Cologne everything becomes possible.

18.04.2019 - Upgrading of the Pepermölenbek playground

What exactly is a 'playground'?
The senate of the City of Hamburg places considerable emphasis on the attractiveness of the local playgrounds.

18.04.2019 - AnkerCustomised play worlds

Based in Klosters in Switzerland, the planning consultants Planungsbüro Wegmüller have considerable experience when it comes to designing creative themed playgrounds.

18.04.2019 - A playground designed with the input of the neighbourhood in Bochum

The children's playground in Bochum, Heinrich Gustav Straße / corner of Wittekindstraße is among the projects supported by the federal government, the state of NRW and Bochum city council as part of the Social City programme in the Werne Langendreer- Alter Bahnof (WLAB) urban renewal area.