Landscape Architects Alice Reese and Hannah Lintner recently presented “Keeping Inclusive Play Fun & Affordable” at the US Play Coalition Conference at Clemson University. This presentation focused on how inclusive playgrounds that meet ADA requirements can be underwhelming; however, inclusive playgrounds that meet Universal Design principles can be magical spaces. Play equipment manufacturers provide specialized equipment for critical childhood development and inclusivity which when used in context of the site can elevate the space to a universally designed wonderland. Hannah and Alice addressed the difference between an accessible playground and a universally designed playground, summarized research presented by major play equipment manufacturers on inclusive play, and highlighted fun and unique inclusive playgrounds.
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CLH President Christine Hilt recently attended the Association for Learning Environments South Carolina Chapter Conference held in Charleston, SC. Her presentation “Brown is the New Green: The Prats, Pitfalls and Benefits of Building Schools on Brownfield Sites” explored the pros and cons of brownfield adaptive reuse from the cost of clean up to the public […]
We are very excited to announce that Alice Reese has become our newest partner at CLH! Alice joined CLH in 2006 and provides landscape architecture services on a variety of educational and community projects. As both a licensed Landscape Architect and Certified Playground Safety Inspector, she understands the delicate balance between designing for safety and fun. We […]