Unconventional Play Object, Dordrecht
Ecosistema urbano 

Unconventional Play Object, Dordrecht

Ecosistema urbano 

Ten European teams were invited by the Visual Arts Center in Dordrecht – in collaboration with the Amsterdam team Carve –, to present their design proposals for creative and inventive play objects for children of different ages, with the purpose of completing the new public space of Gouverneursplain, in the Dutch city. The ‘energy carousel’ developed by the Madrid-based studio Ecosistema Urbano has been one of the winning proposals of this call for ideas. A structure formed by hanging ropes and swings allows children to learn, through playing activities, about alternative methods to obtain energy, taking their own physical experience as point of departure...[+]

Ecosistema Urbano

Arquitectos Architects
Belinda Tato, José Luis Vallejo

Equipo de diseñoDesign Team
Jaime Eizaguirre, Luisa Zancada, Johannes Kettler, Masatoshi Oka, Francesco Cingolani

Colaboradores Collaborators
Elger Blitz —Carve—, (supervisión on site supervision), Alejandra Albuerne (estructura structure engineering), Roberto Súarez —AST engineering— (ingeniero de energía energy engineering) Metaplus (prototipo prototyping)

Consultores Consultants
Juan José García —Targetti Group— (iluminación lighting), Javier Tejera, Marian Marco —Bat spain— (arquitectura textil textile architecture)