This library in Mexico doubles up as a playground

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Monday 11 November 2013

What kind of trickery is this? Niños Conarte from branding agency Anagrama created a vibrant playground out of a library Monterrey’s Fundidora Park with more space to play than you’ll find in most libraries, and we don’t mean hide and seek. The bright geometric bookshelves — which resemble mountainscapes in a nod to the topography […]

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Blaxland Riverside Park: a huge playground in Sydney

Mareike Muller Contributor

By Mareike Muller in Cool Travel on Friday 14 September 2012

The Blaxland Riverside Park is a huge, 20,500 square meters playground at the Sydney’s Olympic Park. Planned and realized by JMD design, it opened its doors this summer. The idea was to make extensive, fence-free use of the landform, including tree houses, fountains, slides, climbing and swings. From now on, all family trips in Sydney will have one destination. 

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Imaginative playground designs by Monstrum

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By Samantha Dalrymple in Architecture on Tuesday 22 May 2012

Swings, monkey bars and sandboxes are the usual sights we would expect to see in children’s playground. Denmark-based design and architecture firm, Monstrum, creates playgrounds that are visually stunning. Focusing on design, motor challenges and safety as their core, Monstrum plays with imaginative designs for kids to play in, with creations like big blue whales and surreal houses, to submarines and jet planes. It’s like a life-size visual dream for kids.

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