THE REAL PLAY CITY CHALLENGE: ANNOUNCING THE SHORTLISTED ENTRIES

The Real Play Coalition is delighted to announce the 26 shortlisted finalists for the Real Play City Challenge 2022. The shortlist was selected from 94 entries, spanning cities and community organisations, creating the time, space and opportunities for play across four continents. The cities and urban practitioners shortlisted, have succeeded in creating playful placemaking initiatives whilst tackling the critical global issues of climate change, conflict and inclusivity. 
The finalists were selected based on: community involvement, location, use of placemaking, impact/evidence and sustainable financing.  

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FINALISTS IN THE:

Here are the shortlisted cities and urban practitioners, according to their respective categories: 

URBAN PRACTITIONES

PLACES WHERE PLAY HEALS PEOPLE

Name of the project

Organisation

Location

 

Baytna Hub

Changing Faces Competition

 

En nuestro barrio, cuento contigo

 

Girl Awakening / Musichana Hamuka

 

No Child Left Behind  Library

Athens Comics Library & We are Community, Placemaking

Public Space Network

COPERA Infancia 

Colors of Connection 

 

The White Helmets well known as (Syria Civil Defence) 

 

Athens, Greece

Nairobi, Kenya

 

Lima, Peru

Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Idlib, Syri

PLACES WHERE PLAY SUPPORTS CLIMATE ACTION

Name of the project

Organisation

Location

 

Climate Smart Play Space

 

A Playground that comes alive when it rains

 

Climate Ready Schools: The Irma Coulson Public School Pilot

 

Urrunaga Te Cuida

 

Makanuna Al Khalifa

Grey > Green ~ Gold

Holistic Actions for Development and Empowerment (HADE) 

Erect Architecture

 

Evergreen Canada

 

Peaton Cix, Ocupa tu Calle

 

Hadeer Saeed Dahab

 

Space for Play

 

Kampala, Uganda

 

London, UK

Milton, Ontario, Canada

Lima, Peru

 

Cairo, Egypt

 

The Netherlands

PLACES WHERE PLAY UNITES US ALL

Name of the project

Organisation

Location

Autocoles

aProCh

 

Phoenix Playground 

 

Vivo mi Calle

 

My little court, Safe fun place

 

CoCriança

Beirut Pedestrian Tunnel Activation

Basurama

aProCh - a Protagonist in every

 

MATT+FIONA

Despacio

Anidare Company 

CoCriança 

The Chain Effect

Madrid, Spain

Ahmedabad, India

 

London, UK

 

Cali, Colombia

 

Lima, Perú

São Paulo, Brasil

Beirut, Lebanon

CITIES

PLACES WHERE PLAY HEALS PEOPLE

Name of the project

Organisation

Location

Pocket Parks as a Healer in Kohima

Play-friendly City Park

Kohima Smart City Development Limited

Thrissur Municipal Corporation

Kohima, Nagaland, India

Kerala, India

PLACES WHERE PLAY SUPPORTS CLIMATE ACTION

Name of the project

Organisation

Location

 

Play City 

Breath & Play Freely in Clean & Green Indore
 

Going to School, BMC - The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

Indore Smart City Development Limited
 

 

Mumbai, India

Indore, India
 

PLACES WHERE PLAY UNITES US ALL

Name of the project

Organisation

Location

Greater Warangal
 

Tactical "Pedestrian Priority" Play Street

 

Play Friendly Slums

 

Skawina Urban Renewal

Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation

 

Maltepe Municipality

Rourkela Smart City LTD.

 

Municipality of Skawina

Warangal, India

Istanbul, Turkey

Nagar, India

 

Skawina, Poland

THE WINNERS OF THE 2022 EDITION OF THE REAL PLAY CITY CHALLENGE HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!

YOU CAN SEE THE RESULTS HERE

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