Great architects: Gerrit Thomas Rietveld

February 6, 2017
Rietveld, a Dutch carpenter and architect that belonged to the De Stijil movement, was among the first designers of furniture and wooden toys for children. The design of familiar furniture or toys, is often closely linked to the architectural career of its author. This is the case of Gerrit Thomas

Architects: Alvar Aalto

February 20, 2016
For our new blog category about the world of children’s playhouses, we start with one of the masters of modern architecture, who worked perfectly materials like

The Origin of the Playhouse

January 4, 2016
In this article we will tell the origins of children’s houses, in my modest research. Any contribution is welcome. Playhouses have been around for ages and have been used in all cultures, as children love to create their own personal space that shows something of their own

Rietvelt

July 17, 2015
Rietveld, a Dutch carpenter and architect that belonged to the De Stijil movement, was among the first designers of furniture and toys for

The garden for children

July 3, 2015
The garden, playing outdoors and its relation with the children´s protection given by a playhouse, has been developed in the following

Playhouses and their pedagogic potential

March 9, 2015
The children’s playhouses are a very good way to encourage autonomous playing, which is so important during childhood. The culture of autonomous learning originated in the Anglo-Saxon and Nordic cultures, where children’s playhouse in the garden are very common. With the SmartPlayhouse