Besides the existing playgrounds, there is a need of more playing possibilities in Vienna.
This proposal is set to see the city through the eyes of a child.
On the basis of some subtle spatial interventions (urban acupuncture), it is possible to gain different playing facilities for more activities and movements. In this way, we can design a city which is more focused on kids. Therefore, children can play whenever and wherever.
On top, underneath and attached to existing elements such as: lightning, stairs, trash cans, bus stops, etc. simple and subtle attachments are made. In this way, several playing occasions will accrue within the public space. Places which facilitate to jump, to swing, to climb on, to hang, to run and to exercise. All designed with a special focus on the children.
With this proposal we eventually aim for a strategy of interventions in the urban fabric which will generate more playing facilities and movement by children in the city.
In this way, the city can function as a large urban playground.
Dingeman Deijs, Amsterdam, Netherlands