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Imagination Playground Press Roundup

 

Highlights from the Press Room at ImaginationPlayground.org. The project - a joint venture of the City of New York, Rockwell Group and others - features TerraMai Reclaimed Teak Decking.

 

NPR, July 27, 2010
Robert Smith, “All Things Considered: The New Economics of Fancy Playgrounds”
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The New York Times, July 26, 2010
Corey Kilgannon, “A Newfangled Sandbox Arrives (Check Out the Canals)”
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The New Yorker, July 5, 2010
Rebecca Mead, “State of Play: How Tot Lots Became Places to Build Children’s Brains”
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Parents, July, 2010
Susan Gregory Thomas, “Let them Play!”
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The New York Observer (Playground supplement), June, 2010
Wendy Straker Hauser, “The Future is Now”
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New York Magazine, May 31, 2010                                New York City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and designer David Rockwell. Photo: The New York Times.    
The Best Bet
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The New York Times Style Magazine, Winter 2009
Jill Singer, “Remix: King of the Playground”
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I.D., September/October 2009
Alissa Walker, “Recess, Rethought” / Jessie Ashlock, “Play as it Lays”
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Fast Company, March, 2009
Tim McKeough, “David Rockwell’s Imagination Playground”
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Time, January 28th, 2009
Kathleen Kingsbury, “The New Playground: Bye, Jungle Gym”
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Good Magazine, September / October, 2008
Morgan Clendaniel, “Loose Parts Playgrounds”
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Wall Street Journal, August 5th, 2008
Dan Ackman, “The Architect-Designer Focuses on Child’s Play”
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Daily News, July 15th, 2008
Ayala Falk, “Imagination Playground Opens in Brownsville to Delight of Local Children”
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The New York Times, July 14th, 2008
Javier C. Hernandez, “A Playground Where Creativity Can Run Wild”
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Thirteen/WNET, June 1st, 2008
Interview with David Rockwell
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CNBC, May 27th, 2008
Playgrounds Offer Imaginative Sponshorship Opportunity
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The New York Times, May 4th, 2008
Diane Cardwell, “An Invitation to Child’s Play: Big Blocks and Wheelbarrows”
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Charlie Rose, May 24th, 2007
A conversation with David Rockwell
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Boston Globe, April 15th, 2007
Drake Bennett, “Back To The Playground”
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The New Yorker, January 29th, 2007
Daniel Radosh, “Comeback: Sand Men”
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The New York Times, January 11th, 2007
Andy Newman, “New York City’s Future Playground Gets a Nod From Present-Day Players”
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ABC News, January 11th, 2007
Susan Donaldson James, “New-Age Playgrounds Rule, as Long as the Kids Are in Charge”
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The New York Times, January 10th, 2007
Diane Cardwell, “New York Tries to Think Outside the Sandbox”
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