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2024 Outdoor Space Design Trends That Will Dominate.
2024 Outdoor Space Design Trends That Will Dominate.10.01.2024

As our diverse communities, technology, materials, and construction methods evolve, they will continue to shape the design of outdoor environments. In 2024, this influence will see the transformation of our public spaces, playgrounds, and fitness parks into places that create thriving communities.

Company News, Inspiration, landscape design, landscape trends, outdoor design, Playground Design
3 Ways to Avoid Greenwashing in Sustainable Procurement Practices.
3 Ways to Avoid Greenwashing in Sustainable Procurement Practices.10.01.2024

An ongoing understanding of the impacts of climate change has seen an increase in demand from clients and consumers for sustainable solutions. This has been evident in the play and landscape industries as brands, companies, and organisations respond to growing consumer concerns.

Company News, KOMPAN, playground, Playground Design, sustainable design, sustainable landscape architecture, sustainable play, sustainable playgrounds, sustainable pllayground
3 themed playgrounds that transport imaginations
3 themed playgrounds that transport imaginations10.01.2024

Themed playgrounds transport childrens imaginations into a world of magic and fantasy. Urban Play have over 20 years experience creating themed playground solutions for every space, child and community.

Brisbane Playgrounds, Company News, custom playground, Inspiration, playground, Playground Design, s chool playgrounds, themed playground, Themed Playgrounds, Urban Play
Risk it for the biscuit – why risky play is important and five playspaces that incorporate it well.
Risk it for the biscuit – why risky play is important and five playspaces that incorporate it well.10.01.2024

Learning to take risks and participating in risky play is a critical part of childhood, despite attempts by parents to quash these desires. Risky play has significant developmental benefits and “provides opportunities for challenge, testing limits, exploring boundaries, and learning about risk” (Ball, 2002; Little & Wyver, 2008). Learning how to respond to challenges and hazards builds confidence, emotional intelligence, and physical capabilities.

Children's development, Company News, Education, playground, Playground Design, risky play, risky playgrounds, school playground, school playground equipment
A new urban quarter
A new urban quarter10.01.2024

The city of Heilbronn have revitalised an urban quarter putting people back at the heart of its design. Known for its fragmentation, the inner river landscape of Heilbronn is now reconnected by four landscape bands creating a conitnous flowing landscape and harmoniously joining the old and new urban quarters.

architecture, Company News, cusstom design, Inspiration, KOMPAN, kompan design studio, playground, Playground Design
Revitalising Play In Schools | Q & A Associate Professor Brendon Hyndman
Revitalising Play In Schools | Q & A Associate Professor Brendon Hyndman10.01.2024

Play in schools is quickly becoming an endangered species with some schools having less play space per child than a prison cell. Urban Play is on a mission to revitalise school play spaces, one playground at a time.

Brisbane Playgrounds, commercial playground equipment, Company News, design research, KOMPAN, Playground Design, playground equipment, school playground, School Playgrounds
Outdoor Fitness Bike Wins Good Design Award
Outdoor Fitness Bike Wins Good Design Award10.01.2024

"Beautiful, considered design that is very innovative for this segment. All the components work really well together to deliver a really well designed and engineered product that will make a difference to the health and wellbeing of many people. Well done."

community destinations, community health, Company News, cross system, cross training, Fitness, outdoor exercise, Outdoor fitness, parks, Playground Design, Products
Urban Play Playground Takes out Top Award
Urban Play Playground Takes out Top Award10.01.2024

Southbank’s, Riverside Green Playground has taken out the Parks and Open Space Award of Excellence at the 2016 AILA Queensland Awards. .

AILA, Award Winning Playgrounds, Brisbane Playgrounds, Company News, Playground Design, Southbank
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