”Jono Burgess, winner of the student dissertation prize, has chosen as his topic for examination of how play can foster independence. What is particularly interesting is that he has not just looked at good play and bad play surroundings, but has developed a system of measurement and appraisal… The great play spaces of the last few years have been designed largely by gut feel. Jono Burgess’s research just might help the next generation to become even better.”
Ruth Slavid, Editor of Landscape Institute journal, 2013
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Link to awarded projects, 2013- (http://www.landscapeinstitute.org/awards/index.php)
Link to abstract from ‘Enabling Creative Independence in Child’s Play’ (http://cargocollective.com/jonoburgess/Creative-play)
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First stage of construction complete- 22 Chestnut poles form the frame. This play structure is designed to provide a diverse and challenging experience for nursery school and early years children. The stepping logs lead up with varying spaces and hand-hold … Continue reading