PLAYFUL MATTERS

flexiable system concept for outdoor play envirnonment

 

 

The project was a cooperation with Vandalorum 'centry of the child' exhibition. It involved to assist Helen & Hard to collect materials data from factories in Varnamo and to suggest solution for the outdoor play environment.

 

The process involved 3 workshops with target users, one in Vandalorum, and two in Gothenburg. It was intented to find out materials preferences, identities, and playabilities of the concept. 

 

The result is a set of flexiable play system, which enable different kinds of construction and co-creative play. The aim for the project is to procide free-play opportunities. The usage of local production waster materials (plastic spool) is to make the local industry and indentity visible to the visitors and locals, as well s re-look the after life of the wasted from production products.

Combination from the system

The structure support verctival and horizontal construction

Different sizes of the pieces suggest co-creative play

Structure & Prototype
Materials

Ranges of materials from the local productions

Plastic spools (Polypropylene)

Rubber and EPDM production wasted from cutout