Landscape Architecture & Going Green
Industry Trends and Sustainability
Plants and Play
What is a Landscape Architect?
Designing Play Environments
Designing Outdoor Classrooms
Designing for Accessibility
Designing School Gardens
Play Research & Child Development
Injury Prevention Research
Nature-based Landscapes for Play
A History of Play
The 7 Cs
Environmental, Embodied, Experiential Learning
History of Outdoor Learning
Recommended Reading & Resources
Play Elements by Grade
Play Elements by Type
Play Elements by Activity
Phase 1: What parents can do on their own
Talk to Your Principal & School Board Approval Process
Form Your Team
Set Your Goals / Define Your Constraints
Know Your School
Product: Design Scope Document
Phase 2: Working with a design professional
Working with Design Professionals
Create a Plan
Phasing and the Future
Final School Board Approval Process
Product: Final Drawing Set for Construction
Time to Build!
The Construction Process
Getting Ready to Build
Demo and Recycling
Grading and Underground Systems
Constructing Walls and Structures
Paving and Ground Surfaces
Plants, Turf, and Irrigation
Site Furnishings, Equipment & Lighting
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Post Construction Warranty Period
Paving and Ground Surfaces
Turf and Trees
Rain Gardens and Green Elements
Shrubs & Hedges
School Districts by Province
Prince Edward Island
Meet the Team
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Brumleby is a historic social housing development built in Copenhagen in the mid-1800s, made up of a series of terraced houses. MONSTRUM’s design...
Using the three existing landscape types in the park, plancontext created three “parks within a park.” These are: the Lake Park, the Forest Park,...
Situated in the heart of the Simon Fraser University – UniverCity neighbourhood, the Childcare Centre fosters community connections through an...
SFU UniverCity Childcare
The Surrey City Hall playscape is located on the second level terrace of the new Surrey City Hall building, and overlooks the new civic plaza. The...
Surrey City Hall Childcare
This playground is located in Nørrebroparken, a green zone in Copenhagen offering adventures for both children and adults. MONSTRUM participated in a...
The Bermuda Triangle
Designed to fit with the maritime theme of the nearby arena, this playground was built to provide new activity options for children in the Swedish...
The Cargoship in Höganäs
This playground is integrated into a housing complex in Hillerød, Denmark.
The Giant Spider and the Mushrooms
This award-winning playground is a renovation of an existing park. With plenty of opportunities for both physical and technical interaction, this play...
Tower of Copenhagen Playground
The Vondelpark is a popular park in Amsterdam, used by visitors and residents alike. As part of a renovation of the park, Carve was asked to design...