children's ambulance playground for hospital in malawi
children's ambulance playground for hospital in malawi children's ambulance playground for hospital in malawi
feb 15, 2013

children's ambulance playground for hospital in malawi

‘childrens ambulance playground’ for hospital in malawi



peter meijer, managing director of sakaramenta, and designers luc van hoeckel and pim van baarsen have created kids’ playground on the site of a local hospital in malawi. the simply intervention considers its site, introducing a scrapped ambulance, repurposing it as a playground clubhouse, with an integrated – where children patients (and grown-ups) can occupy their time.



taking a ride…



the interior of the ambulance has been gutted and furnished with bench seating for children to hangout



a patient makes some noise on the playground by blowing a built-in horn



opening ceremony of the playground inaugurated by the hospital’s patients



the scrapped ambulance used for constructing the playspace


rendering design of ambulance playground idea


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  • Very cool! Thanks for highlighting this!

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