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News

14.09.2022

We will be present this year at the GaLaBau trade fair in Nuremberg. We are looking forward to your visit at our booth in hall 1 (Stand 415).

02.01.2022

We at Playground@Landscape wish you all a good and pleasant start to 2022!

18.10.2021

Next week the FSB trade fair starts in Cologne (26th to 29th October.) Even Playground + Landscape Verlag will be present again this year as an exhibitor. We are looking forward to your visit at our joint fair stand with the Bundesverband BSFH. Just drop by, you will find us in hall 9.1 at booth C029a

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Planning, Designing, Building

"Green Belt" in the Oststadt (eastern part) of Hildesheim

For many years, the city of Hildesheim has received subsidies from the federal government and the state through the urban development funding programme, thus contributing significantly to the implementation of ...

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Fitness & Urban Sports

Urban sports – areas designed to get people active and make exercise fun

The term urban sport has become widely used in recent years and basically stands for sporting activities in an urban environment. Most of the sports and types of exercise that fall under this category were originally practised directly in the...

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Parks & Leisure Facilities

Bredäng Park - Dance and play!

Bredäng is an urban district in the southwest suburbs of Stockholm, Sweden. The majority of the district was built in the 1960s and 70s, as part of the million programme, a public housing programme implemented by ...

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Playground Report

The "Gleisharfe" Play Areas in Munich-Neuaubing

The conception, detailed design and implementation of an entire playscape is usually not part of the everyday work of landscape architects. Due to time and cost pressure, it happens all too often that the planning of play areas leads to a short ...

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Fitness & Urban Sports

LIGHTS ON at Germany's first inclusive pump track bowl

In Bonn, a particularly creative combination of a pump track and a bowl is currently being built, which is also designed for WCMX riders (wheelchair motocross athletes) to enable inclusive participation.

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Coverstory

Physical activity, play and sports are indispensable components of holistic education and health promotion

Playground@Landscape regularly conducts interviews with politicians responsible for educational policy at the didacta trade fair. This year, the interview was held with Lower Saxony's Minister of Education Grant Hendrik Tonne.

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Coverstory

The Stuttgart Master Plan for Urban Physical Activity Spaces

With the "Stuttgart Master Plan for Urban Physical Activity Spaces ", the city administration aims to develop strategies to promote and secure physical activity in public spaces in the long term

"The world is becoming morbidly sedentary" was the headline of the Süddeutsche Zeitung on 05.09.2018 about the findings of the 2018 WHO study on physical inactivity, in which data and studies from 168 countries with 1.9 million participants were analysed for the years 2001 to 2016. ...

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Schoolyard Design

Modernisation of the schoolyard of the Johann Friedrich Mayer School

During the past few years, the Johann Friedrich Mayer School in Kupferzell has been refurbished and expanded. In addition to new school buildings, the outdoor facilities were also enlarged and the playgrounds and sports facilities were redesigned.

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Schoolyard Design

Elbschule - Educational Centre for Hearing and Communication in Hamburg

A special schoolyard design for hearing-impaired and multiply-impaired children.

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Sports & Leisure Facilities

Sport in the city – why providing more opportunities for physical activity will also benefit society as a whole

For many people, sport and exercise are part of their everyday lives and key to a long and healthy life. However, many others tend to be sedentary, and the level of daily physical activity among children is also steadily decreasing. It is the constant state of change our world is in, especially technical progress, that is the cause of this problem. Yet this process is ...

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Coverstory

Inclusion in motion - People with and without disabilities together in games and sports

If you ask children why they practise sports, they will give you a variety of different reasons. "It makes me strong and my muscles grow" is just as much a part of it as "it gives me a chance to really work out" or simply "because it's fun and I get to be with my ...

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Parks & Leisure Facilities

Children's Therapeutic Forest in the Lahnstein Health Resort and Healing Forest

The city of Lahnstein offers a health resort including a healing forest with a total area of approx. 240 hectares for targeted therapy purposes as well as a children's therapeutic forest.

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Playground Report

Barrier-free in a playful and inclusive way

Playgrounds are places where children meet. It is here where the children spend time with their friends. Playgrounds encourage play and are full of challenges and adventures (Prellwitz & Skär, 2007). However, for children with disabilities, access to playgrounds or the usability of ...

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Playground Report

The Springsiedlung residential area in Berlin - inclusive play areas in the midst of a large housing estate of the 1960s

The Springsiedlung residential area is located in Berlin-Kreuzberg and embedded between Mehringplatz and the Jewish Museum. The outdoor facilities were planned by the landscape architect’s office hochC between 2017 and 2021 and thoroughly restored and renewed. The playgrounds ...

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Playground Report

The “Schulweg” inclusive play and meeting space in Ennigerloh

“Planning together, building together, playing together.
Creating space for encounters and social interaction.”

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Sports & Leisure Facilities

Inclusive sports and inclusive sports facilities – still a long way to go

Inclusion and inclusive infrastructure design are still very topical issues. On the one hand, this is very positive and shows that people are aware of the issue and also want to promote it. On the other hand, however, it also shows that we are not making as much progress as we would like to and that there are still clear deficits.

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Sports & Leisure Facilities

Streetball and basketball – outdoor recreational sports classics

Compared to many other sports, basketball is still relatively new. Invented in the United States in 1891 by an educator named James Naismith, this sport was intended to be an alternative to other ball sports that require physical contact between players. Today, basketball is ...

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Planning, Designing, Building

Inclusion is participation: Participatory forms of planning with people with disabilities

If it was matter of course that people with their individual abilities and limitations could freely participate in shaping their own living environment and everyday life, there would be no need for special inclusion projects or literature on this subject.Each subject area looks at a topic from a ...