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Article form issue 2021 - 4

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Coverstory

Heat Waves and Heavy Rainfall – What are the Impacts of Climate Change and Which Adaptation Measures are Appropriate?

The impacts of global climate change are already being felt. Carbon dioxide (CO2, a greenhouse gas that is a major cause of global warming) levels in the atmosphere are currently over a third higher than...

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Coverstory

Climate adaptation is a precautionary measure for our existence and future

Interview held by the trade magazine Playground@Landscape with Ursula Heinen-Esser, Minister for the Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection of the Federal Land of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Playground Report

Redesign of the water playground in the Inner Green Belt of the City of Cologne

The City of Cologne is looking forward to the water playground being well received. In addition to the high recreational value for children, the water playground has a positive effect on the microclimate in the Inner Green Belt.

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Playground Report

Bim’bimba Park in Australia – durable playground equipment for a sustainable playground

In the Gainsborough Greens Estate, in the suburb of Pimpama in the Australian state of Queensland, a special park was opened in December 2019. Bim'bimba Park is at the heart of the community and ...

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Playground Report

Inclusive and barrier-free playing for both young and old

Outdoor play area at the Folklore Museum Oberschönenfeld:
Inclusive, barrier-free, sustainable and near nature playground design in line with the new standard DIN 18034 for "playgrounds and public play areas".

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Events

BUGA Erfurt: Green experiences with all senses

Garden Realm and Knowledge Forest in the midst of the Erfurt egapark

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Sports & Leisure Facilities

Sports fields in times of climate change – new challenges when it comes to planning and maintenance

Climate change is no longer an ominous future threat, but a reality. The increasing frequency of extreme weather events, such as the recent heatwave in western North America or the severe flooding in southern and western Germany and neighbouring countries, is a clear...

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Planning, Designing, Building

The "mixed-use city": climate-friendly role model for urban development and architecture

Climate-friendly urban development and climate-protection-oriented building design can produce oxygen and improve air quality at various levels. Energy saving in buildings has...

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Sports & Leisure Facilities

Sports Field Construction and Environmental Issues – Focusing on Plastics and Microplastics

Environmental protection is not only a challenge nowadays, but it is becoming a responsibility for each and every one of us. Human civilization’s negative impact on nature is becoming more and more substantial. This also includes...

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EU plans to improve the climate and environmental protection. About what might apply in the future and would thus affect the construction and maintenance of playgrounds.

For quite some time the European Union has already been pursuing ambitious goals regarding sustainability, environmental and climate protection. In the past few years,...

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Climate, environment, sustainability: challenges regarding the construction and planning of play areas

For two thirds of the population, the consideration of environmental and climate protection is fundamental regarding future tasks and challenges. There is much support for more environmental and climate protection. So how is the industry of playground equipment and recreational facilities addressing these issues?