AD Classics: AD Classics: Amsterdam Orphanage,© CCA Mellon Lectures

Gallery of AD Classics: Amsterdam Orphanage / Aldo van Eyck - 7

play area, lewisham, london. 1972 brian yale

Hmmm, was this minimalist, concrete (ouch!) playground in London England really built to be actually played on by children, or just to look sculpturally cool?

New York Playgrounds of the 60s & 70s

New York Playgrounds of the 60s & 70s

A nostalgic collection of New York playgrounds that have disappeared. From Jacob Riis and all the way to Central Park, here’s is just a small glimpse back into how carefree the were for a child’s playplace.

A playground has ever been regarded as a location where children, by playing, learn how to turn into non-playing adults. Designing it should be fun! At length, playgrounds have to be responsive to every child.

77 Best Ideas Of Playground Designs : Children Will Surely Love

Junya Ishigami, Yohji Yamamoto, Tienda en Gansevoort street,  Nueva York,  2008  © junya.ishigami+associates.

JUNYA ISHIGAMI.¿Cómo de pequeño? ¿Cómo de grande? ¿Cómo crece la Arquitectura?

New York gansevoort street store 2008 junya ishigami&associates

Kinderen spelen op een Aldo van Eyck iglo in Osdorp, ca. 1963. Cas Oorthuys / Nederlands Fotomuseum – Nieuw West Express

For our first post of the new year we thought it would be a fun time to share a selection timeless playscapes that function both as art and entertainment.