Joseph G. Brin, Architect & Writer

Natural Imagination

In Designer Profile on December 18, 2012 at 7:01 pm

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:00 am

Children are destined to inherit the planet – but they already inhabit our cities. So how can we nurture and protect a child’s infinite capacity for play in the big city?

Sticklets

“Grasshopper Green”
Stick-let

In Philadelphia, Stick-lets industrial designer Christina Kazakia has discovered a way to “reconnect urban children to nature with play” combining a transportable, minimalist design with limitless configurations. Her new color silicone kit is currently on display at the Art Alliance on 18th St. in Philadelphia as part of the 2012 Philly Works exhibition.

“What was your favorite childhood memory?” she had initially asked some childhood friends…

http://www.metropolismag.com/pov/20121114/natural-imagination

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