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Playground@Landscape

YOUR FORUM FOR PLAY, SPORTS UND LEISURE AREAS

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Article form issue 2020 - 2

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Municipalities and Associations

The Corona pandemic shows: playgrounds and exercise areas are indispensable

The German federal registered association of the playground equipment and leisure facility manufacturers (BSFH) demands from municipal authorities, state governments as well as from the German Federal Government a strong and sustained promotion of modern public playgrounds and outdoor fitness facilities in the coming three years.

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Coverstory

"Playing in a sea of grasses"

A playground for the Düsseldorf Nordpark.

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Playground Report

Playground Spreewaldreich Lübbenau / Spreewald

It is here where both young and old can venture into Spreewald life.

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Playground Report

Play arena with a variety of opportunities for people of all ages to engage in sports and play

By redeveloping a residential area on the site of the former “Wenge Stadium”, the municipality of Eningen unter Achalm has created an attractive new play and leisure facility. As a result of the playground concept...

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Fitness & Trend Sports

A sport ring in Heilbronn for exercise and unwinding

Exercise and unwind in the Campus park: The BUGA [Federal horticultural show] Heilbronn has come up with innovative sports facilities under the oldest trees in town, created based on the unusual combination of a gradation tower and calisthenics facilities.

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Parks & Leisure Facilities

A new water playground has been created in the city park of Erding

The playground which was opened in December 2018 is full of loving details. Since the end of April 2019, the visitors can also enjoy its new water play area. Therefore, an approximately 20 cm deep moat has been installed all around the climbing scaffold which can be crossed over different bridges and stones. The city council is enthusiastic and finds that this new play area represents a "big attraction".

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Playground Report

“Platz der Begegnung” in Heidelberg – a village square outside the centre

A welcoming place for everyone, where citizens of all ages can meet. Featuring a children’s play area, a climbing frame and a boules court, the “Platz der Begegnung” meeting place offers a wide range of leisure activities for young and old. It is designed to revitalize the district. In addition, the square is wheelchair-accessible.

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Planning, Designing, Building

Creating values that are beneficial for humans and the environment

Henningsen, a landscape architect firm, plans and implements projects designed to conform to financial, ecological and user-specific needs. Such projects include the primary school in Bötzow and the new Bambachstrasse pedestrian pathway in the Neukölln district of Berlin, with its play and sport facilities.

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Planning, Designing, Building

Open spaces for loud and wild games

Open spaces represent an important opposite world to the domesticated, digitised, traffic-loaded everyday life of metropolitan children. In this context the Waller Sand beach park in Bremen shows how both children and the entire city population benefit from natural open spaces.

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Parks & Leisure Facilities

Baakenpark – a place of longing in Hamburg HafenCity

Mayor Tschentscher praises “green quality of life” combined with “metropolitan density”: ̒You can still feel the cosmopolitan atmosphere of a harbour here, but nonetheless there are corners where you can feel...

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Sport & Leisure Facilities

A skatepark near the waves of the Baltic Sea

The town of Scharbeutz is on the Baltic Sea between Timmendorfer Strand and the island of Fehmarn. It is situated in a unique landscape, with the sea lapping against the land and the wind whistling through the...

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Events

Osnabrücker Sportplatztage 2020 – The needs of casual athletes and environment-friendly sports facilities

After a two-year hiatus, the latest edition of the Osnabrücker Sportplatztage conference took place on 12 and 13 February 2020. The event's organisers...

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Sport & Leisure Facilities

Athletics in the spotlight - why there is a lack of successful facilities which we nevertheless need

"Faster, higher, further" – in athletics the natural and essential motion sequences of running, throwing and jumping familiar for millennia are elevated into defined sporting sequences. In Ancient...