July 17 Cerda 12:45 - 13:45 | Wellbeing, Creativity
Streets Over Gadgets. How to Make Cities Exciting for Kids?
Just a couple of decades ago, the community space design still followed a time-tested guideline: «a bench for the elderly, a swing for the kids». However today when a choice of online shooters over hopscotch and social networks to playing outside is really a no-brainer for most kids, mere swings and sandboxes are no longer enough to compete for their attention. Besides being a space for play, the modern playground needs to be a medium for exploration: here the kids will hop on a carousel to experience the centrifugal force or tinker with musical instruments and mirrors to discover the properties of light and sound.
- What can urban environment and urban business offer to kids? What should a modern playground look like?
- How can a playground be exciting not only to kinds but to their parents?
- What are some of the emerging family leisure formats?