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Involvement of stakeholders

Vyborg

Detailed description of the Good Practice

“RSU of ZhKKh” LLC (“Building-Repair Department of the Housing maintenance and utilities”) demonstrated a creative and unordinary approach to design, assembly and erection of children’s complexes ‘: they decided to get children involved in the process. An unusual contest was organized: children were asked to think of a children’s playground of their dream. The contest was accordingly named “Think of a children’s playground of your dream”.

Ecology of yard territories, planning and design, involvement of stakeholders, method

Objectives of the Good Practice

• Cleaning the territories
• Improvement of recreational zones
• Balance of housing and service
Today many yards and adjoining territories are occupied with unauthorized parking lots, are unattended and littered. This situation is harmful both from the ecological point of view and the aesthetic one; moreover, it prevents citizens, especially young ones, from exercising their right to rest and activities in the fresh air.

Participants of the Good Practice

• “RSU of ZhKKh” LLC (organizer)
• “Vyborg” newspaper
• children
It is children who know the best what they need. Children often do not perceive the projects of children’s facilities worked out by adults as the best variant of their dreams. And we would like children’s territories to be cozy and attractive, first of all, for the little ones. This is why children were attracted and their drawings will be used by specialists in their work.

Target group of the Good Practice

• children and adult population

Funding of the Good Practice

A number of sponsors were involved (“Veresk” LLC – confectionery producer, trade enterprises) to purchase prizes

More Details of the Good Practice

Children from 3 to 10 years of age, students of art schools, societies, studios and other art educational institutions can participate in the contest. Works are sent to the editors office of “Vyborg” newspaper or to the receiving office of “RSU of ZhKKh” LLC. The works of the winners will be awarded valuable prizes. The best children’s designs will turn into real children’s playgrounds that will be built by specialists according to children’s drawings.

Available files

Contact details

Vladimir Kondrashov

 rsu_po_zkh@mail.ru  

Data sources and references

“Vyborg” newspaper , www.gazetavyborg.ru
of 08.04.2009