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GDI for Refugee Children: Exploring Portable Play —Support Child Development & Healing Design Charrette (In-Person)

  • COST

    Free and open to the public

  • TYPE

    Knowledge Community



Through our own experiences and collaborations with partners and communities, we recognize the need for play environments that are interactive, transportable, and non-permanent to be community inclusive, socially healing, replicable, and scalable. Play can take many shapes and forms; in the same way, portable play is less of a fixed definition but more like a lens to allow multiple interpretations. We are excited to hear the different answers and engage more people in this conversation.

On March 25th (all-day), we are planning for a design charrette hosted by the Massachusetts College of Art and Design to work with students and faculty, designers and artists across the Colleges of the Fenway to conceptualize possibilities through drawings and concept models.