playgrounds of the world by manuel alvarez diestro playgrounds of the world by manuel alvarez diestro
apr 06, 2013

playgrounds of the world by manuel alvarez diestro

‘playgrounds of the world’ by manuel alvarez diestrohong kong playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

photographer manuel alvarez diestro has driven thousands of kilometers along the middle east, europe, asia and north america to capture images of various playgrounds in different contexts through out the world. the collection gives insight to the local urban planning and architecture used to entertain children, with some found in the city centers and other times in the most unexpected places.

 

 

east london playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

iceland playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

seville playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

benidorm playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

sur playground Iimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

sur playground IIimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

tiwi playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

new york playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

reinosa playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

south london playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

nabatieh playgroundimage © manuel alvarez diestro

 

 

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  • Nice collection capturing both the run of the mill and the unusual. I hope Manuel has more in the same that he will be sharing with us. Cheers, Alex

    alex smith says:
  • Moi, egalement: ” I hope Manuel has more in the same (theme) that he will be sharing with us”

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