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Playground@Landscape

YOUR FORUM FOR PLAY, SPORTS UND LEISURE AREAS

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Article form issue 2020 - 4

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Planning, Designing, Building

The city as a playground

Our leisure time behaviour is becoming more and more public. Sports and social activities are increasingly taking place outside. However, Seepark Eutin integrates the sports and recreation offers in the everyday environment and thus meets the current desire and need for new types of activities.

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Events

A playscape representing a long tradition

The newly created playscape in the south of the new municipal park in Kamp-Lintfort incorporates the trinity of mining, coal mining and colliery, which allows even the very young ones to relate to the coal mining history of the town

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Planning, Designing, Building

Individual playground design in Görlitz

In the city of Görlitz, the development of individual game offerings is closely linked to the development of public green spaces and parks. At the beginning of the industrialisation, the city developed into an impressive park town, which also resulted in the creation of play areas for children.

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Coverstory

Promoting health in the urban context

Sunny balconies, well-tended parks, clean air: the residential environment has an impact on people’s health. That is why urban planning and health promotion should go hand in hand.

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Planning, Designing, Building

Schermbeck - a 'playable' town

DTP landscape architects have transformed common spaces in the small community of Schermbeck so that they can again be used for play. But the outcome is not merely a leisure or amusement park - quite the opposite. At first sight, the changes resulting from the introduction...

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Playground Report

Renovation of the Studentenwiesel playground in Regensburg under the motto "Life as in ancient Rome”

Since due to its historical background in Regensburg's old town there is only limited scope for creating new play areas, the playground at the Studentenwiesel is a particularly important place for children and families in the city centre.
It is...

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Playground Report

The whale of the Central Park Nou Barris in Barcelona

Barcelona had a plan: to create a more friendly environment for its citizens, especially the little ones.

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Parks & Leisure Facilities

CopenHill turns a power plant into the bedrock for social life

Ski, hike and climb the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy plant designed by BIG and SLA.

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Playground Report

Play at the heart of the city – a new playground for Göttingen

At the heart of Göttingen city centre is Pauliner Kirchplatz. This key site from a local history perspective served as a cemetery in the Middle Ages and then...

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Playground Report

From the computer hall to the "Abacus": An urban square for games, sports and recreation in the heart of the city of Potsdam

The plantation is one of three green, tree-lined city squares in Potsdam's inner city laid out in the 18th century and representing...

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Playground Report

Upgrading of a playground – outcome of a multiphase consultation process involving children and young people in the Gropiusstadt district of Berlin

Subsequent project developments (continuation of an article that appeared in issue 4 of Playground and Landscape in 2019).

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Parks & Leisure Facilities

Moersbachpark moves into the urban spotlight

There are new plans for the area around the lake in the amusement park in Moers. One thing is certain: water will remain an essential element, but in a different way. Beyond that it is especially the skaters who will be happy.

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Playground Report

Pfaffenhofen has a meadow in the centre of the town

The playground on the main square in Pfaffenhofen, which was actually only planned to remain in place for the duration of the small state garden show, was so well received that the desire for a permanent playground has now come to fruition.

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Sport & Leisure Facilities

Environment, climate, sustainability – challenges for the sports facility of today and tomorrow

Although the current coronavirus pandemic has to some extent silenced last year's climate debates, environmental, climate and sustainability issues remain among the greatest challenges...

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Sport & Leisure Facilities

Climate-friendly and environmentally-sensitive synthetic sports turf – requirements and opportunities in development

Last year's discussions about the environmental sustainability of synthetic sports turf surfaces undoubtedly remain fresh in many people's minds. And it was not ...

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Sport & Leisure Facilities

Longevity cuts costs - tips for optimal sports facility maintenance

Sports facility maintenance is an area that continues to receive scant attention, in particular when it comes to facilities that are not used for elite sport. However, the regular and expert...