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Futuristic play pod helps revitalize Amsterdam's vanishing paddling pools

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 24, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lidija Grozdanic) last modified Aug 23, 2017

A large pebble-shaped object recently emerged from Amsterdam's Oosterpark paddling pool, designed by famous Dutch architect Aldo van Eyck. The new structure, dotted with climbing holes and equipped with integrated sprayers, was conceived by architecture firm Carve as an addition which would help Oosterpark become a kids magnet once again. Aldo van Eyck designed more than 700 public play zones in Amsterdam in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. For decades these additions to the city parks, as well as the...





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