RecommandationsRecommandations made for Think Playgrounds, the district / neighbourhood / city officials, the civil society and other Global South DIY urban planing groups.
Go beyond the right to play by including positive cognitive and economic effects to their argument.
Affix their signature on their installations for better publicity and awareness.
Establish a development and support plan for volunteers who wish to set up their own initiative.
Together with Think Playgrounds, insures playgrounds maintenance and repair after construction.
Provide a budget for pilot projects on public and residual spaces.
Make an inventory of unused residual spaces and underutilized public spaces, as well as the ones privatized without authorization or without obvious design for users.
Create a public consultation policy and apply it to every municipal levels in accordance with specific issues.
Adapt projects to the specific local political context.
Implement pilot projects to test and publicize new ideas.
Other Global South DIY urban planning groups
Make safety a central concern when children are involved in urban interventions: solid and absorbent materials; secure and fenced perimeter, free from motorized traffic; appropriate lighting.
Offer their services to private companies to finance community projects as long as these company operations do not conflict with their other partners values.
What are Think Playgrounds’ links with municipal authorities?
What is the structure of Think Playgrounds and what are its plans?
How are the projects received and what are their impacts on the communities ?
The Research Project
Brief presentation of the methodology of research, the limits, the biography, the research team, the key collaborators and the partners.
Recommandations made for Think Playgrounds, the district / neighbourhood / city officials, the civil society and other Global South DIY urban planing groups.
Panorama, 360 view and photos of the studied sites.