Thanh Tam Tây playground

Investor: Health Bridge (Canada), Action Center for Urbanism (ACCD), People's Committee of Cam Thanh Commune, Thanh Tam Tay Village

Location: Thanh Tam Tay Hamlet, Cam Thanh Commune, Hoi An City

Design: Office 1+1>2

Architects: Pham Duc Trung, Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy, Hoang Thuc Hao

Design year: 3.2013

Finished: 6.2013

Cost: 223 million VND with labor hours of 70 local people.



The architect sought a shape that harmonized with the complex shape of the site, retaining all the shady trees that existed on the previous site. Form long running routes that change pitch, creating play spaces that constantly change according to the player's movements.

The games are simple but bring together children, encourage teamwork and develop group activities for children.

Materials used are iron frames combined with corrugated iron roofs and roofs and waste materials such as car tires to make toys for children.