21.09.15 by Staff

Hayao Miyazaki’s Nature Park for Children

Miyazaki4Miyazaki5

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest project, “The Forest Where the Wind Returns,” isn’t a movie—it’s a nature park!

Keeping with the spirit of many of his films, Miyazaki is donating 300 million yen ($2.5 million USD) of his own money to create a place where children can commune with nature. Although the facility is set to include a 2-story library and sleeping quarters to house up to 30 children from the surrounding area, all the play equipment in the proposed park will incorporate the trees and boulders of the existing landscape (rather than relying on man-made structures).

“The Forest Where the Wind Returns” will open in the Zendo Forest Park on Kume Island in Okinawa. Click below for a sneak peek at the initial renderings from the design firm, Kume Creation! (It’ll be about a two year wait before you can see the real thing).

Miyazaki1

 

Miyazaki2

 

Kume Creation’s Website

Via Spoon & Tamago













Staff
If you have work to share, please send us a tweet or post it to our monthly submission posts.



  • Gerrit Prinsloo

    Thats so awesome

    • AultinBarltino

      agreed :D

      • Allow me to show% you a excellent way to earn a lot of extra money by finishing basic tasks from your house for few short hours a day — See more info by visiting >MY____^(DISQUS)^____ID+=

  • …can non-children also go there?…





26.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Victor Mosquera

A selection of work by Toronto-based artist Victor Mosquera. More images below. Read More

26.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Sara-Vide Ericson

Paintings by artist Sara-Vide Ericson from Hälsingland, Sweden. Love the looseness in these. See more images below.

Read More

26.04.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Ted Parker

A bunch of funny drawings by illustrator Ted Parker. More images below.

Read More

26.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Elliott Chambers

A selection of paintings by New York City-based artist Elliott Chambers, originally from Bath, UK. More images below.

Read More

25.04.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sara Andreasson

A selection of images by illustrator Sara Andreasson. More images below.

Read More