Komyodai Kindergarten....
Oh how I wish Mister M's daycare would copy the architecture and design of this Japanese kindergarten! Need I say more...
This project was create by y+M Design Office and built in Izumi, Osaka, Japan. This stunning contemporary space was designed to give the children a place where they would feel truthfully comfortable and enjoy every activity. 








Takino Hillside Park...
Don't you wish our playgrounds looked like this... or even a little!


You can visit this park in Sappora Hokkaido, Japan. The aim of this project was to create a place where children can play freely in the natural environment. The space was designed to release children from their everyday life chores, and awaken their senses before entering the forest. 


Wonders of the nests of the living things
The basic theme for the playground was nests. Images were inspired from the nests of various living things. They were developed to provoke adventure and creativity, and in super sizes so children can run around feeling as if they have become one of the small living things. Most of the facilities are covered with green and soil to unify with the surroundings. The forms include a tower of ant hives, an ant hive tunnel, the dome of a rainbow nest, the nest of mid-air birds, and fluffy eggs.


Co-operation with the fabric artist, creating free forms...

The net play tool of the rainbow nest dome was made in collaboration with fabric artist, Toshiko Macadam. Children have the opportunity to experience an artistic environment. Organic forms of ant hives were measured by computer from the model and drawn by using the data measured, then constructed by using the truss wall construction method.


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