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Playtime in Africa update: Multi-national design team heads to Accra

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We’re expecting visitors! Early in October, Mmofra Foundation will be welcoming three members of Design Through Discovery, a six-person multi-national team of students based at the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) in the Netherlands. They’re flying to Accra for a full month to learn about and add their input to our Playtime in Africa initiative, […]

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Save ‘playgrounds’ from shopping centres, urges education boss

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It’s a pity this article from the Ghanaian Times didn’t make it online – it’s a glimpse, albeit a brief one, at the pressures on public space in Ghana’s cities: “Mr Kwesi Hutchful, Tema Metropolitan Director of Education, has expressed concern over the rate at which open spaces in the Tema metropolis are being converted […]

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Two pages from Stacey McMahan's Playtime in Africa journal

In their own words: Playtime in Africa notes and sketches

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Now that you’ve seen the official outcome of our Playtime in Africa charrette, we thought we’d share some of our participants’ own notes and sketches from the event. From architects’ drawings to teenagers’ brainstorms, these documents record creative reflection, discussion and collaboration between people of all ages, disciplines and walks of life – just what we needed […]

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