Playground Ideas

For those residents who are interested in the latest about playgrounds, check out Rebecca Mead’s podcast  in the New Yorker, July 5, 2010 issue here

A copy of the article is available at the Palmerston Public Library.


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2 responses to “Playground Ideas

  1. manna

    The Design and Environmental Analysis faculty at Cornell University does some amazing research into the design of the physical environment and its effects on development and behavior. Professor Gary Evans has done a lot of research on playgrounds and child development in particular. I would be happy to contact him, should anyone be interested in learning more. There may also be opportunities for collaboration with graduate students within the faculty etc…

  2. Jen Hunter

    Hi Manna – thanks for your reply. Can you provide some contact info so I can ask the playground chair to get in touch?
    Gary Evans is a really interesting fellow and agree there is fantastic research out there!
    best, Jennifer Hunter Chair SVRA (

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