The Global Collaborative OnDesign for Children shares resources, news and ideas on designing effective and nurturing environments for children around the world.

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Dana Bush, United States
Gary Bilezikian, United States
Ivan Galindo, Mexico
Kelly Lambert, New Zealand
Ken Jaffe, United States
Kimberley Beasley, Australia
Lauren  Magee, United States
Michelle Pratt, New Zealand

Mike Lindstrom, United States
Sandra Duncan, United States
Vera Melis, Brazil

Admin supportAlex Cala, United States
Liaison:  Kirsten Haugen, United States

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Designing Inspiring and Effective Spaces for Children

Architects, landscape architects, educators, and environmental advocates gathered in Rotorua, New Zealand, in March 2015, to explore and apply high-level universal principles necessary in designing effective and inspiring indoor and outdoor spaces for children. This report includes outcomes, provocations from Working Groups, our 3 global design projects, and a global gallery of spaces for children.

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