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The Playground Project

The Playground Project
  • Author: Gabriela Burkhalter
  • Publisher: Jrp Ringier
  • ISBN: 3037645393
  • Page: 288
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"The playground project is both a touring exhibition and a comprehensive publication, curated and edited by Gabriela Burkhalter.

This expanded edition of the acclaimed publication on playgrounds includes a new chapter dedicated to playgrounds created in Germany, as well as new biographies on KEKS and Cornelia Hahn Oberlander. The Playground Project explores these exemplary initiatives, pioneering acts and adventures in designing modern childhood. Examples from Europe, the US, Japan and India are discussed in depth and illustrated with numerous images. The book includes works by artists, architects and landscape architects such as Marjory Allen, Joseph Brown, Riccardo Dalisi, Richard Dattner, Aldo van Eyck, M. Paul Friedberg, Group Ludic, Alfred Ledermann and Alfred Trachsel, Palle Nielsen, Egon Møller-Nielsen, Isamu Noguchi, Joseph Schagerl, Mitsuru Senda and Carl Theodor Sørensen.


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