In the final part of her piece about play and space, inspired by Abdul Chowdry’s discovered photographs of the adventure playground where she played as a child, landscape architect Maisie Rowe reflects on the significance...Read more
Landscape architect Maisie Rowe continues her journey into the memories of a rich childhood spent on an adventure playground in inner London’s Camden Square, vividly revived by the discovered photographs of her playworker, Abdul Chowdry.
Uncovering a stash of unseen photographs took landscape architect Maisie Rowe back to her childhood – and forward to a meditation on the importance of spaces for play. Over four parts, she tells the story...Read more
Playtime, a one-day symposium, linked to the Playground Project, a touring exhibition on the history of children’s playgrounds, will be held in the Republic of Ireland town of Carlow on 4 May.
VISUAL, the multi-disciplinary centre for...Read more
With its recent recruitment campaign, the German army has provoked outrage from children’s play advocates by comparing enlisting in the forces to playing outside; evoking, say its critics, some dark echoes from the country’s past. Berta Kaufmann reports.
To invoke...Read more