Innovative Playground Feature Huge Octopus and Colorful Robots

Monstrum studio design of playground nurtures and encourages creativity in kids. One of Monstrum’s recent projects is the Kristine Slott Park, the play space’s colorful giant animals, robots and houses turned upside down was designed as if telling a story with the children playing about playing the main characters. Read more about the project and see more photos here.   [via colossal]

 

Fireplace Shelter Made From Recycled Scrap Wood

Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter designed a beautifully shaped fireplace shelter using recycled bits of wood staged in 80 layered circles. This project was built in a children, a place for gathering around the fireplace and story-telling. Completed in 2009. Photos by Jason Havneraas | Grethe Fredriksen

 

Fun Playground Hoops Around a Tree

Tokyo based studio Tezuka Architects designed a playground that is literally a Ring Around a Tree. This one-of-a-kind and enjoyable play area is located in Tachikawa, in Tokyo and was completed in 2011.           Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Section   Project description: Designed around Japanese Elm (zelkova) is not just a short stop on the children’s lives – the tree which is carried [...]

 

Fun Rainbow Park Installation by Adam Kalinowski

The Queen’s Walk in London, UK, was transformed into a stimulating play area when 150 tonnes of sand dyed in rainbow colors blended with equally colorful sculptural pieces covered its pavement. It was opened on June 16th 2012. Children and families alike will get to enjoy this space until September 9th 2012. This playful outdoor installation by Polish sculptor Adam Kalinowski is a part of the Festival of the World organised by the Southbank Centre. He [...]

 

Hogwarts Inspired Magical Playhouse

If you’re thinking, “surely this will be built for J.K. Rowling’s children’. Yes, you’ve guessed it right. It is a 40 ft. fantastical playhouse to be built on stilts with balconies, carvings and turrets reminiscent of Hogwarts. One can enter through a secret passageway hidden underneath the wooden walkway. Playtime like being in a Harry Potter adventure. [via geekologie]

 

JDS Architects Designs a Rooftop Playground

Last year, JDS Architects completed a project called Hedonistic Rooftop Penthouses. It comprises of three penthouses on a building set in Nerrebro Copenhagen Denmark. The rooftop playground is an answer to the community’s call for a recreation garden. The resulting design embodies typical garden characteristics with associated functionality. The hedonistic rooftop is reflected in a playground with shock-absorbing surface and a playful suspension bridge, a green hill with varying accommodation backed by real grass [...]

 

Funhouse Mirrors in Playground Pavilion

Mirrors piques everyone’s curiosity so to incorporate this in a house has literally drawn a crowd from different walks of life. MLRP designed this fun house beside a playground with an unusual combination of traditional timber boards and mirrors. Located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Description from MLRP: Transformation of an existing Playground Structure to an Inviting and Reflective Pavilion  Funhouse mirrors are mounted on the gabled ends of this playground pavilion in Copenhagen, as [...]

 

The Blue Whale in Gothenburg, Sweden

Kids love challenges to their imagination, at the same time this improves their motor skills. For sure, when a blue whale is incorporated in a playground, they’ll have a grand time crawling in it, sitting on it or playing  with it. The whale is 15 meters long, 3.2 meters wide, 3 feet tall, painted gray outside and pink inside. Located in in Gothenburg, Sweden. About the project : Gothenburg municipality has invited behemoth, to participate in the development of the [...]

 

Whimsical + Sculptural Playground

Extraordinary playground Schulberg in Wiesbaden, Germany was conceptualized by architecture and landscape design studio, Annabau. This fantastic artwork gathers people of all ages and culture to meet and play. [via designrulz]