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    a colorful net playground in japan.

    05.04.2012 / ARCHIVES

    netted playground in japan

    Awesome playhouse alert. Have you spotted this amazing net playground in Japan? Woods of Net is a permanent pavilion created by Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi Macadam and TIS & Partners - comprised solely of timber and netting…

    netted playground in japan

    The colors alone are amazing, but can you imagine how much fun your little one would have – climbing from net to net and soaring through the maze of mesh?

    netted playground in japan

    Fingers crossed Toshiko is working on an adult-friendly prototype. Or wait, aren’t those called hammocks?

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    View more inspiring photos and learn more about the project at Arch Daily.

    • Oooh, this would be so fun! Love the colors. This actually reminds me of an exhibit I saw a few years back at the Park Ave Armory, of Ernesto Neto. It wasn’t a net to play on, per se, but it was more tunnels and sensory things to play or lounge on. His stalactites were filled with spices (cloves, orange, hot peppers, etc.) It was so great, for kids and adults alike! some photos: http://www.armoryonpark.org/index.php/photo_gallery/slideshow/ernesto_neto_in_the_wade_thompson_drill_hall/

    • Oh that is AMAZING! Thanks for sharing, Michelle!

    • […] TIS & Partners. It reminds me a lot of Ernesto Neto’s work. See more info and images via Design for Minikind. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Cancel […]

    • […] How would you like to get tangled up in this colorful web of play? Woods of Net is a permanent pavilion by Japanese net artist Toshiko Horiuchi Macadam, in collaboration with structural engineers TIS & PARTNERS. The pavilion is located at the Hakone Open-Air Museum, a unique open museum located in one of the most visited tourist spots in Japan. via design for minikind […]

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