Architecture for Humanity and Go Play! (goplayproject.org), an international non-profit that promotes the importance of play for children in the developing world, are sponsoring a design competition to promote innovate playground designs. The winning design will be built for a school for refugee children along the border of Thailand and Burma (Myanmar).
Open To: Design professionals, educators, students and non-professionals. Teams including educators and designer encouraged.
Award: $1000 towards travel costs to Thailand to oversee the construction of the winning design.
Confirmed: Darell Hammond, CEO KaBOOM! (US), Larry Scarpa, Pugh + Scarpa Architects (US); Andrew Maynard, architect (AU); Dr. Beth Doll, Professor – Department of Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Marlon Blackwell, architect (US); Liam Garland, Managing Director, Bay Area, Education Pioneers (US); Jennifer Siegal, architect (US); Kitti Upariphutthiphong, Education(Thailand); Rachel Bentley, Children on the Edge (UK); Members of the community and school (Thailand/Myanmar).