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Gender Neutral Playground Inspires Creativity and Intellectual Development by Combining Art and Architecture

Posted On: Jan 20, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

Gender Neutral Playground Inspires Creativity and Intellectual Development by Combining Art and Architecture

Courtesy of Luckey Climbers
Having trained at Yale School of Architecture , Spencer Luckey decided to pursue a slightly alternate career designing vertical climbing structures to let children's imaginations run free. Luckey Climbers are part jungle gym, part work of art that rise up off the ground with undulating platforms sprouting out, creating an abstract space to inspire creativity and intellectual development.
Courtesy of Luckey Climbers
Courtesy of Luckey Climbers
Luckey recognized an overall male bias towards playground equipment and strived to change that; applying predominately white platforms, the structure remains gender neutral yet forms a blank canvas for the children to establish their own narrative. The shapes remain as abstract entities waiting to be explored, fusing architecture and design with a passion for kids. With over 80 structures across the US, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, each of them is unique to their environment as the constraints of the site inform the design. Previous...

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