By Liane Lefaivre
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With Ground-Up City, writer Liane Lefaivre has built a theoretical version for tackling playgrounds as an city procedure. She starts off with a ancient evaluation of play and the ludic in artwork, structure and concrete layout, focusing relatively on postwar playgrounds learned in Amsterdam as joint ventures among Aldo van Eyck, Cornelis van Eesteren and Jakoba Mulder. The structure enterprise Döll-Atelier voor Bouwkunst explored the potential for utilising the version in city redevelopment parts in Rotterdam, Oude Westen within the internal urban and Meeuwenplaat in Hoogvliet, an outlying postwar district, refining it right into a functional layout technique. the second one a part of the booklet presents a fresh new examine play in an image essay, in regards pictures illustrating play as an city phenomenon. Ground-Up City locations the playground excessive at the time table as an city layout problem. It additionally indicates how specifying a frequent, educational version for a selected scenario can result in a essentially appropriate layout resource.
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