A playscape is a playful landscape that is enjoyed by all citizens from all walks of life and ages in a very inclusive and generous way. More importantly, playscapes are non-intimidating and they offer a wide range of open-ended play options that enable everyone to interact, be creative and use their imagination with no sense of competition or hierarchy. Playscapes increase emotional, cognitive, and motor improvements and ultimately contribute to social participation, quality of life and well-being.
So, why is it so important to incorporate Play into Design and what is the value it generates? Does transforming everyday spaces through Play create new and engaging experiences? Is Play limited to the young ones or shall more play spaces and interventions in public spaces be catered for adults too? In the current climate where social distancing is the new norm, how will Playscapes and Interaction Design change and evolve?
In this webinar, hear from local and global design powerhouses as they share their thoughts and projects in Singapore and the region:
> PLAY IN MUSEUM: Yann FOLLAIN, Managing Director, WY-TO (SG)
> PLAY IN RETAIL: Ar. LOH Zhu Ping, Senior Architect, RSP (SG)
> PLAY IN PARK: Leonard NG, Studio Director (Singapore and Beijing), Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl (SG)
> PLAY IN PUBLIC SPACE: Daliana SURYAWINATA & Florian HEINZELMANN, Founders, Shau architects (Indonesia)
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This programme is supported by the DesignSingapore Council and is part of the National Design Centre’s “Power Play” programme line-up in July 2020.
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WY-TO are multidisciplinary Architectural Designers based in Singapore and Paris, specialising in architecture, interior design, exhibition design and cultural curation. The Singapore practice was established in 2010 by founder, Yann Follain, and together with Pauline Gaudry, the Paris office was founded in 2012 to strengthen the multicultural portfolio of both offices by leveraging cultural exchanges, new forms of construction and synthesising disciplines for an integrative design approach. WY-TO's diversified knowledge has been built over multiple experiences developing and executing projects in various scales for clients in the residential, commercial, artistic exhibition and museum sectors.
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