From the humble beginnings of a swing and a sand box, playgrounds have evolved into full-blown destinations with intricate themes, colorful structures and summertime splash pads. However, research has shown that a playground, regardless of its extravagance, is successful only if it facilitates unstructured and imaginative play. A project in New York City by David Rockwell illustrates the idea perfectly.
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The only things missing in this experiment are the mud and grass stains!