Redesigning playscapes with children and youth

Sensory Wonderland

Sensory Wonderland Kreativni krajobrazi Location: Elementary School Rapska, Zagreb, Croatia Participants: school kids aged 7–13 Keywords: sensory garden, biological diversity, co-design, greening, sustainability   Being a part of the RE:PLAY project over the past three years has been an extraordinary journey and thanks to the engaging workshops with the students of Rapska Elementary School in […]

Green Schoolyard

Green Schoolyard Qendra Marrëdhënie Location: Elementary School Mihal Grameno, Tirana, Albania Participants: kids aged 5–15, parent council, school staff, municipal workers and department leaders Key words: green schoolyard, public park, depaving, public space Schoolyards are the last large patches of public space in Tirana; they just happen to be locked behind a gate most of […]

Dream Path

Dream Path Association Škograd Location: Elementary School Vlada Obradović Kameni, Ledine, Belgrade, Serbia Participants: school kids aged 3–12, attending the local elementary school or not going to school Key words: dreams, circle, togetherness, nature, marginalization, hope Over the past seven years, our collective has utilized a summer school program format to establish a central gathering […]

Dotting the Green

Dotting the Green Kulturno okoljsko društvo Pazi!park Location: Elementary School Karel Destovnik Kajuh, Ljubljana, Slovenia Participants: children aged 7–12 from various ethnic backgrounds, facing social challenges due to lower family income Key words: co-design, schoolyard, play elements, multifunctional, inclusive, greening, community We had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with school kids on a co-designing and […]


Cubes NGO Gradionica Location: Niko Rolović High School, Bar, Montenegro Participants: children and highschoolers aged 12–19 Key words: multifunctional platform, co-design, schoolyard, community, play elements, immersive space Although Bar doesn’t have problems with the quantity of green areas, as can be the case in larger cities, under the influence of intensive urbanization in favor of […]