Ground-Up City: Play as a Design Tool

Liane Lefaivre


Synopsis from Amazon:

With Ground-Up City, writer Liane Lefaivre has constructed a theoretical version for tackling playgrounds as an city process. She begins with a ancient evaluate of play and the ludic in paintings, structure and concrete layout, focusing really on postwar playgrounds learned in Amsterdam as joint ventures among Aldo van Eyck, Cornelis van Eesteren and Jakoba Mulder. The structure company Döll-Atelier voor Bouwkunst explored the potential for employing the version in city redevelopment components in Rotterdam, Oude Westen within the internal urban and Meeuwenplaat in Hoogvliet, an outlying postwar district, refining it right into a functional layout procedure. the second one a part of the e-book presents a fresh new examine play in an image essay, with regard pictures illustrating play as an city phenomenon. Ground-Up City areas the playground excessive at the time table as an city layout problem. It additionally exhibits how specifying a widely used, educational version for a specific state of affairs may end up in a virtually acceptable layout resource.

Show sample text content

Download sample