PBDG’s project was featured in Learning Environment Australasia’s article, “Recapture the magic of childhood: LE ACT explores nature playscapes at Blue Gum Community School Hackett“.
“With a reduced capacity to control its internal learning environments, over the past four years the school has directed its focus to the outdoors and what might be achieved for students by designing nature-based play areas that would extend their physical, developmental and educational learning environments outside, during all seasons.
The school collaborated with renowned architect, Paul Barnett, who designed and project managed the construction of its three unique naturescapes. Attendees were enthralled to hear from Paul, as he spoke on the regeneration of various dry and unappealing spaces by transforming them into sustainable and thriving nature and playscapes using water harvesting and designs that mimic the natural environment.”Article Extract
Read the full article here.