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Back, J., Heeffer, C., Paget, S., Rau, A., Sallnäs Pysander, E. L. & Waern, A. (2016). Designing Children’s Digital-Physical Play in Natural Outdoors Settings. In: CHI Extended Abstracts: . Paper presented at CHI 2016.
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2016 (English)In: CHI Extended Abstracts, 2016Conference paper, Poster (with or without abstract) (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Children's outdoor play is fluent and fluctuating, shaped by environmental features and conditions. The article reports on a project where interaction designers and landscape architects work together to develop solutions for integrating interactive play in outdoor environments. Here we report on a schoolyard trial, where interactive play technology was installed as an integral part of the schoolyard environment, and discuss the interplay between technology and the environment. We highlight in particular how the interactive technology contributed to the versatility of play activities, but also how the nature setting and the availability of natural materials contributed to the play activities around the interactive artefacts.

Keywords
Interactive play, playscape, landscape architecture
National Category
Human Computer Interaction
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-284534 (URN)10.1145/2851581.2892416 (DOI)
Conference
CHI 2016
Projects
DigiFys
Funder
VINNOVA, 2014-00689
Available from: 2016-04-18 Created: 2016-04-18 Last updated: 2018-01-10Bibliographically approved
Identifiers
ORCID iD: ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0001-8299-6574

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