Ten European teams were invited by the Visual Arts Center in Dordrecht – in collaboration with the Amsterdam team Carve –, to present their design proposals for creative and inventive play objects for children of different ages, with the purpose of completing the new public space of Gouverneursplain, in the Dutch city. The ‘energy carousel’ developed by the Madrid-based studio Ecosistema Urbano has been one of the winning proposals of this call for ideas. A structure formed by hanging ropes and swings allows children to learn, through playing activities, about alternative methods to obtain energy, taking their own physical experience as point of departure.
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