Where does recess end and hookie begin? Architects and educators from Norway to Thailand are blurring the line between classroom and playground. Gestalten has recently published a book documenting the most wonderous examples. Our school grounds inspired lava monster and red rover--the next generation could become stages for imagining our favorite Portal puzzle.
When they go to the playground, it’s not to play on a simple jungle gym, but to interact with objects and materials that create new and exciting discoveries each time they’re outside.
Learn for Life: New Architecture for New Learning chronicles some of the most exciting of these projects, from an outdoor library in Germany to a park made of recycled materials from oil rigs.
[via Fast Company]