GSD Course Bulletin - January 2013 - INT-00023-00

COURSE DETAILS


00023: Designing Playgrounds (INT 0002300)

Architecture
Landscape Architecture
Urban Planning and Design
Independent Study - 0 credits - Limited enrollment

Instructor(s)


Course Description

Instructor(s):
Natalia Gaerlan
Date/Time:
Jan 7 and 8 (M,T) / 1:00-2:30
Location:
510
Description:
Playgrounds have the potential to be the heart of a community by providing a place for families to gather, socialize, and build friendships. In order to achieve this status, playgrounds need to be attractive and safe. This course will evaluate the components of a playground design. It will explore various types of playground structures, compare different playground surfaces, discuss appropriate play structures for different age groups, and review current safety guidelines dictating play structure layout. Unique playground designs from around the world will be analyzed as well.
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