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Playground Events at the Carnegie M...

SATURDAYS, JANUARY 18–FEBRUARY 8 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. TEEN WORKSHOP Architecture 101: Playgrounds and Public Spaces $100 ($85 members); Includes sketchbook and all materials. - Read the rest...

Playscapes' New Year's Countdown

Looking back, looking forward and feeling thankful… Top 10s of slides, swings, hills, everything…coming in January! 9k in additional web - Read the rest...

Mr. Rogers

Play gives children the chance to practice what they’re learning.

Playscapes has been named one of the Top 10 online resources for Landscape Architects…wow, thanks!  

A nice story at HuffPo 2nd-Grader’s Cure For Playground Loneliness: A Buddy Bench

Aldo Blocks and Bloor prints are he...

Just in time for what remains of cyber Monday, I’m pleased to introduce what I hope will be a new - Read the rest...

Pop­Up Adventure Play Tour, ­Spri...

  The nice people at PopUp Adventure Play–responsible for instant, scrap-based playscapes at sites like MoMA and Governor’s Island–are hitting - Read the rest...

I’m in New York City today (Monday) for some playground meetings; very short notice indeed but I’ll be taking in - Read the rest...

So Playscapes is experiencing a huge amount of traffic today; 50,000 page views in the last few hours. I don’t know from where - Read the rest...

Play-Notes for your July 5, 2013 we...

So the big news this weekend is that the Playscapes Correspondents are finally up and posting, huzzah! A big welcome - Read the rest...

Play Notes for your June 21, 2013 w...

To cool you down on this longest day of summer…designer Svend Stovlbek sent me the above photo of his lovely - Read the rest...

Welcome to the new home of Playscap...

Well, I feel like I’m inviting you over while I’m still painting the walls and moving the furniture. Aldo van - Read the rest...

Play Notes (to be an occasional wee...

  The Child and Nature Network is looking for a new executive director... if you’re passionate about nature-based play, this - Read the rest...

Whee....2 million page views!

And sometime while I was not-posting the counter quietly ticked across 2 million. Thanks, and Happy Valentine’s Day to you, - Read the rest...

On Being a Reader of this blog

(Warning: no splashy playground images today) I discovered early on that I could either read other people’s blogs, or write - Read the rest...

Playscapes at IDS13, Toronto Jan 24...

There is perhaps no more complete merger of path and play than the riotous waterfront wavedecks in Toronto, also by West8 - Read the rest...

London Open for Play talks are onli...

Tim Gill of Rethinking Childhood began with a heartening reminder of how much London playground provision has improved just over - Read the rest...

Would you like to be a Playscapes c...

Dear readers, Playscapes is growing fast, and will transition to a new comprehensive website at the first of the year. - Read the rest...

Child in the City of Play: MoMA Pla...

I’m looking forward to meeting readers at the Child in the City of Play symposium at MoMA this Friday. Just - Read the rest...

London Open for Play 2012 Report

Thanks to all those of you who came to the first ever “Open for Play” event in London Wednesday evening! - Read the rest...

London Open for Play, September 19,...

I’ll be stopping by the Gary Webb artful playfulness when I visit London next week to be part of Open - Read the rest...