Advice for designing outdoor areas for parks, urban spaces and similar
More and more people are using parks and other outdoor spaces for activities such as running and ball games, and also for larger facilities such as skate and parkour parks. The public space has become a major asset for people of all ages, whether you’re on your own or with others. In addition, more and more families with children are choosing to live in the city, which also places demands on the design. Add to this the desire to attract tourists and it’s easy to see why the design of the urban space is given such a high priority today.
If you’re a project manager for a municipality and have been tasked with creating a new play area, or a park for communities for the city's young people, then we can help. We can advise you all the way from idea to design to implementation. And if you want advice on maintenance, we can offer this too.
When we develop playgrounds or outdoor spaces, we tend to refer to excursion destinations and play spots. Keep reading to learn more about these two types of outdoor space for public areas and to get some inspiration for designing your urban space and the process involved.
How do we build and create the best outdoor spaces?
When we design a playground, we work with four key concepts:
How the process works
We are experienced in the development and design of playgrounds, common areas and similar for the public space. We take into account all conditions in the entire process, which is your assurance that together we will achieve the exact solution you want. This is the process when we design an outdoor space for a park or similar.
1) Starting up
• Users and there needs
• Time estimate
2) Design development
• Inspiration and references
• 2D- and 3D illustations
• Delivery date is agreed
• Operation and maintenance information