Video: Joshua Comaroff, Director, Lekker Architects

ELEVATE StartWell™ Challenge: Joshua Comaroff, Director, Lekker Architects

The ELEVATE StartWell™ Challenge, presented by the British Council in partnership with the Lien Foundation, is focused on developing innovative new concepts to improve early childhood (0-8 years) play. In this video, Joshua Comaroff of Lekker Architects, Singapore, shares his thoughts on play and urban design by addressing the following questions:

  • Tell us about the importance of place-making and city design when thinking about kids and families - what you think they need most?
  • What do you think are the very basics of designing spaces that kids can create magic within?
  • How can applicants consider reimagining existing infrastructure?
  • What would you be looking for in a standout application for new or reimagined play spaces and concepts?
  • Do you have any reference points for particularly innovative examples of places or cities that are just getting it right with creative spaces and ways for kids to play?