6) Planning

Grand Designs: Effective Planning of Natural Play Spaces: As with many things in life, effective planning is the key to success of natural play spaces. In this interview, experienced landscape architect and play space designer Pete Semple shares his knowledge and experience on how to achieve the best learning and developmental outcomes, as well as as recreational fun, and wonder, through thoughtful planning and design.



Pre-Mortem — How to Avoid Project Catastrophe:


A Pre-Mortem is a strategic planning activity that imagines a project has failed. This type of thinking helps to identify and mitigate risks early on in the planning phase. Tom Barrett has created these free Pre-Mortem worksheets which are perfect for students or teams to assess the challenges to a project and adapt their plans.