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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 approach. She begins with a old assessment of play and the ludic in paintings, structure and concrete layout, focusing fairly 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 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 useful layout procedure. the second one a part of the e-book offers a clean new examine play in an image essay, in regards photographs illustrating play as an city phenomenon. Ground-Up City locations the playground excessive at the schedule as an city layout problem. It additionally exhibits how specifying a customary, educational version for a selected state of affairs may end up in a essentially appropriate layout resource.

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