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Disabled-accessible playground redesign in Hoyerswerda

Hoyerswerda special school for the disabled (Bautzen, Saxony)

Schoolyards as spaces for education - Seven criteria of implementation

"These days the German word Hof (yard in English) - in a construction-related context - does not have a good sound. We associate it with the idea of desolate wasteland. However, this has not always been the case. There were times when the house yard was the centre...

Our schools need exercise

Prof. Dr Ingo Froböse was interviewed by the trade magazine Playground@Landscape.
Ingo Froböse is a university professor...

Important aspects regarding the design of playgrounds on school yards

This article presents empirically-based aspects which should be considered when designing playgrounds with permanently installed devices. They are...

Designing exercise-friendly schoolyards

Physical activity is very important for the overall development of children and adolescents. The relevance of movement is increasingly discussed in the context of learning and success in school...

Five yards for Austria's Bundesgymnasium* Zehnergasse *(Bundesgymnasium = public grammar school)

Schoolyards serve as sports and leisure centre to the benefit of the entire district. The extension of Bundesgymnasium Zehnergasse in Wiener Neustadt, a project carried through by GABU Heindl Architecture - A school in motion

Stylised Nature

Geneva, Switzerland, Chandieu district. In this district this year the well-known firm of architects, Atelier Bonnet is constructing a large complex with nursery school, school, sports hall and swimming pool. The modern, high-end architecture is implanted into the green belt of public parks...

When break-time means exercise

The design of school playgrounds has undergone a revolution in recent years.
As a result of German standard DIN 18.031 on hygiene in school construction that was in force to 1981, school playgrounds throughout Germany became monotonous grey concreted areas embellished with a few plant beds...

15.10.2016 - When break-time means exercise

The design of school playgrounds has undergone a revolution in recent years.
As a result of German standard DIN 18.031 on hygiene in school construction that was in force to 1981, school playgrounds throughout Germany became monotonous grey concreted areas embellished with a few plant beds...

15.10.2016 - Five yards for Austria's Bundesgymnasium* Zehnergasse *(Bundesgymnasium = public grammar school)

Schoolyards serve as sports and leisure centre to the benefit of the entire district. The extension of Bundesgymnasium Zehnergasse in Wiener Neustadt, a project carried through by GABU Heindl Architecture - A school in motion

16.10.2017 - Important aspects regarding the design of playgrounds on school yards

This article presents empirically-based aspects which should be considered when designing playgrounds with permanently installed devices. They are...

16.10.2017 - Our schools need exercise

Prof. Dr Ingo Froböse was interviewed by the trade magazine Playground@Landscape.
Ingo Froböse is a university professor...

16.10.2017 - Designing exercise-friendly schoolyards

Physical activity is very important for the overall development of children and adolescents. The relevance of movement is increasingly discussed in the context of learning and success in school...

15.02.2018 - Schoolyards as spaces for education - Seven criteria of implementation

"These days the German word Hof (yard in English) - in a construction-related context - does not have a good sound. We associate it with the idea of desolate wasteland. However, this has not always been the case. There were times when the house yard was the centre...

15.02.2018 - Disabled-accessible playground redesign in Hoyerswerda

Hoyerswerda special school for the disabled (Bautzen, Saxony)