208 – Design Excellence: Global Trends in Playground Design
Scott Roschi, Creative Director, Landscape Structures
What role does good design play in society? How do you know it when you see it? What goes into creating it? Is excellence ever easy? Through these questions and examples from around the world, we will examine global trends and their impacts on designing impactful playground environments today. We will explore how great design influences great playground design. From new ideas to new materials, bringing design aesthetic to great collaboration to play environments. Discussions will also focus on the opportunities for stronger collaboration between playground designers and Landscape Architects.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:
- Discuss how great design in everyday life directly impacts playground environment design and maximizes community participation.
- Identify global design trends and how to integrate them into play environments.