Planners, Landscape Architects and Designers play an integral role in designing our parks, playgrounds and communities. We sat down with industry leaders to find out their thoughts on post-COVID design, sustainable design and custom design.
Now, we can’t start a parks week panel, without asking about your first park/ playground. Do you remember it? What was it like? What was your favourite thing about it?
2. COVID-19 has redefined the way in which we live, work and play. Do you think this has had a major impact on our urban green space design? If so, what are some of the design adaptations you have notived post-COVID?
3.Globally, companies, councils and individuals are working towards lowering their carbon emission. With a focus on climate positive and sustainable design, do you view this as an obstacle or opportunity for urban green spaces? When designing a sustainable urban greenspace, where would you start?
4. As companies battle it out for awards for the biggest, best and most bespoke park, what are your thoughts on custom design? When working with a design and construct, what are your tips for ensuring rich play value is not lost?