By Liane Lefaivre
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With Ground-Up City, writer Liane Lefaivre has constructed a theoretical version for tackling playgrounds as an city technique. She begins with a historic assessment of play and the ludic in paintings, 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 of making use of 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 method. the second one a part of the ebook offers a clean new examine play in an image essay, in regards photos illustrating play as an city phenomenon. Ground-Up City locations the playground excessive at the schedule as an city layout problem. It additionally indicates how specifying a widely used, educational version for a specific state of affairs can result in a essentially appropriate layout resource.
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