Florida Mesa Elementary
Durango, CO
The elementary school playground was designed to include traditional play equipment as well as a quarter mile trail system that traverses through various "learning landscapes". Interpretive signage helps students learn about different species of plants and wildlife habitat found in southwest ColoradoThe design also includes a multi-use field, nature preserve, and community garden for kids to grow vegetables. All of this is centered around and a small amphitheater and outdoor classroom.