DESIGN

apple seeds family play center
10 West 25th Street, NYC
Completed 2007

How to design the best possible playspace for city kids aged 0-5 AND their parents? That was the challenge when approaching the through-block prime retail space in Chelsea. Our solution was to develop a design concept that respects both the children's and adult's perspectives.

We created a safe and stimulating environment with elements sized especially for children while also offering a comfortable refuge for parents. Color, light and shape provide easy pathfinding for the children while open gathering spaces foster community among parents.

10,000 sf ground floor including classrooms, playspace and retail
6,000 sf mezzanine with offices and classroom

Team:
Client: apple seeds
Architect: Ellen Honigstock Architect PC
Playground design & construction: Roto Studio
Contractor: Constructomics
Retail furniture: Bravespace Design Inc.
Photographer:
Bjorg Photography
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