studio dass: norteland
studio dass: norteland studio dass: norteland
dec 25, 2010

studio dass: norteland

the norteland – indoor playground all images courtesy studio dass

portugese studio dass in collaboration with urban division were commissioned to design an indoor playground, for norteshopping, portugal. inspired by the rainbow, the rounded shapes of norteland resemble elements of landscape: small mountains, houses, trees, lakes. these abstract forms encourage kids to seek new meanings and images. also with the variety of games and activities, stimulates the senses of children and fosters the physical, cognitive and social development, to grow healthy and in harmony with their environment.

in norteland the rainbow color palette divides the playground into seven themed areas, based on the meanings of each color: purple-wisdom; blue-sky; cyan – water; green – nature; yellow-light; orange-fire; red-speed. the games of each color suit different ages, and the violet color is for the youngsters and the red color of the elders. the playground has also inclusive equipment, so that all children, even those with physical impairments, may have equal access to play. more than a playground, the norteland is a unique and innovative space thought and done for children, now and in the future. as they grow, there are new challenges to overcome, and new colors to conquer, depending on the capacity and will of every child at that time.

drawing of the playground

  • great and innovative playground.
    i like it because of making a funny and cheerful atmosphere within adults world for children.

    amir nasiri says:

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