9 Children’s play landscape design videos FOLAR

Here are the other six videos from the 2019 FOLAR Symposium on Children’s Play. To find the full set of videos on Youtube please visit the Playlist for Children’s Play.

Dr Luca Csepely-Knorr & Dr Amber Roberts, Manchester Metropolitan University. Michael Brown & his work with children’s play Luca and Amber take a most-welcome look at the great children’s playgrounds designed by Michael Brown in the 1960s and 1970s

Nicola Butler Chair of Trustees, Play England Adventure Playgrounds:past and present. Nicola re-makes the case for adventure play and remembers the vital contribution of pioneer ILA/LI member Lady Allen of Hurtwood.

Helen Woolley, BSc BPhil CMLI, Reader in Landscape Architecture and Society, University of Sheffield, Playing the streets: past, present and future. Helen reviews the work of Iona and Peter Opie. They were folklorists and applied modern techniques to children’s literature and childrens’ games.

Andrée Davies, DW Landscape Architects  Nature play & inclusive design. Andrée explains the Davies White to the design process and detailed design of children’s play areas.

Jennette Emery-Wallis LUC  Natural, active childhoods. Jennette give an inspiring account of two great children’s play areas: the Dianna Memorial Playground in Kensington Gardens and the Tumbling Bay Playground (beside the Timber Lodge in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Tom Turner

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