BSc (Hons) Landscape Architecture
Grounds for Education - The metamorphosis of school playgrounds
A staggering 87% of teachers worldwide want more opportunities to take lessons outdoors and agree that outdoor education makes children happier and have a better attitudes towards learning (Learning through Landscapes, 2021).
Grounds for Education blurs the boundaries between the classroom and the outdoors. Making outside learning easy to access in all weathers whilst providing a multi-functional, inclusive space. The design incorporates outdoor classrooms, nature play, sensory areas and active play to create a stimulating environment where children, their families and the community around them can explore and grow together. Creating a unique atmosphere to help re-connect people with their environment.
Winner - People's Choice Award 2021 (Undergraduate)
Sponsored by Essex Gardens Trust