Raising Wildlings

Cities for Play with Natalia Krysiak

July 26, 2021 Vicci Oliver and Nicki Farrell Season 2 Episode 29
Raising Wildlings
Cities for Play with Natalia Krysiak
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Raising Wildlings
Cities for Play with Natalia Krysiak
Jul 26, 2021 Season 2 Episode 29
Vicci Oliver and Nicki Farrell

In this episode, we’re chatting with Natalia Krysiak, founder of Cities for Play, about making play a priority in the design of our urban spaces and how to make the changes we want to see for our children. 

👉  Natalie Shares

  • About Cities For Play, including what she does there and her vision for the future
  • Some shocking statistics linked to the built environment
  • What children have to say about designing cities and the beautiful consistencies between children of different cultures
  • How a built environment can promote children's health and well-being with a focus on play and active mobility
  • Which cities are implementing best practice
  • How we as parents can encourage our local councils to make our cities more child-friendly
  • Why there has been a reduction in free play and roaming areas over the past few generations
  • What we have learnt so far about the pandemic's impact on children's play and mobility

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👉 Resources & References

Cities for Play Website
Child Friendly Neighbourhoods

LinkedIn
Twitter: @NataliaK_au
Instagram: @citiesforplay

Book Recommendations:
Bush Toys by Claudia Haagen

👉 Guest Details

Natalia Krysiak, a practicing architect at Hayball Architects and founder of Cities for Play, Natalia specialises in the design of child-oriented environments. She is a passionate advocate for playful cities and spaces, engaging in placemaking and research initiatives around the world. In 2019 Natalia was awarded a Churchill Fellowship exploring best practice for designing child-friendly, high density neighbourhoods in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada and the UK. Her research explores how we can create more playful and child-friendly urban environments.

👉 Episodes Referred To

S2E25: Benign Neglect and the Impacts of Zero-Risk Culture with Tim Gill

Wildlings Forest School Contact Details

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Youtube 

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Show Notes

In this episode, we’re chatting with Natalia Krysiak, founder of Cities for Play, about making play a priority in the design of our urban spaces and how to make the changes we want to see for our children. 

👉  Natalie Shares

  • About Cities For Play, including what she does there and her vision for the future
  • Some shocking statistics linked to the built environment
  • What children have to say about designing cities and the beautiful consistencies between children of different cultures
  • How a built environment can promote children's health and well-being with a focus on play and active mobility
  • Which cities are implementing best practice
  • How we as parents can encourage our local councils to make our cities more child-friendly
  • Why there has been a reduction in free play and roaming areas over the past few generations
  • What we have learnt so far about the pandemic's impact on children's play and mobility

👉  Opt In for Free Downloadables

👉 Resources & References

Cities for Play Website
Child Friendly Neighbourhoods

LinkedIn
Twitter: @NataliaK_au
Instagram: @citiesforplay

Book Recommendations:
Bush Toys by Claudia Haagen

👉 Guest Details

Natalia Krysiak, a practicing architect at Hayball Architects and founder of Cities for Play, Natalia specialises in the design of child-oriented environments. She is a passionate advocate for playful cities and spaces, engaging in placemaking and research initiatives around the world. In 2019 Natalia was awarded a Churchill Fellowship exploring best practice for designing child-friendly, high density neighbourhoods in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada and the UK. Her research explores how we can create more playful and child-friendly urban environments.

👉 Episodes Referred To

S2E25: Benign Neglect and the Impacts of Zero-Risk Culture with Tim Gill

Wildlings Forest School Contact Details

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Youtube 

👉 Did You Enjoy This Episode? 

If you enjoyed this episode and the Raising Wildlings podcast generally, we have a favour. Please take two minutes to subscribe, and to write a rating and a review. You can do that on Apple Podcasts right now by clicking here. If you are an Android user, you can follow the podcast on Spotify here and Google Podcasts here. Those actions will help the podcast reach more people, and we would be truly grateful. Thank you so much.

Apple Podcasts 
Spotify
Google Podcasts