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Indoor Climbing and Sliding Spaces for Kids

Indoor Climbing and Sliding Spaces for Kids

Perhaps it’s post-Thanksgiving family fatique, but we’re thinking about indoor spaces where children can burn off excess energy.

Above: An indoor play space spotted on the The Architecture Blog.

Above: An interior climbing wall, via Bldg Space.

Above: A loft space in Los Angeles, photographed by June and John Brown for OWI.

Above: A children’s room in Hampstead by London architects Stiff + Trevillion.

Above: London architect Alex Michaelis created a slide for his children in his city house.

Above L: A house in London designed by Anita Kaushal. Above R: A sliding pole via My Scandinavian Retreat.

Above L: An indoor climbing ladder, via the portfolio of photographer Louis Lemaire. Above R: A house in Inverness, CA, by Gustave Carlson. Photo by Michael Maloney for the SF Chronicle.

Kids need to play, but they also need to do their homework. For ideas on workspaces for kids, see Remodelista’s post, Children’s Rooms: Workspace Roundup.

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8:38AM PST on Dec 29, 2011

another person wishing had the space and money for these ideas;they are fantastic

10:27PM PST on Dec 24, 2011

How do the kids with the fireman's pole get back up? ;-)

6:08PM PST on Dec 24, 2011

Awesome stuff. I don't have the space or money to do any of that right now, but very cool ideas. If I had a kid and the space and money I would want to build them something like this. I love loft levels in houses, I think they are awesome.

1:01PM PST on Dec 23, 2011

Very cool.. If I had the money I would want to reproduce these ideas...for myself.

1:42AM PST on Feb 5, 2011

Thanks for the info.

5:51PM PST on Dec 24, 2010

Way cool!

7:04PM PST on Dec 19, 2010

I wish I had all of that stuff when I was a kid.

9:13PM PST on Dec 16, 2010

noted

5:26PM PST on Dec 12, 2010

wow i love this! i kinda want a slide by the stairs now.

9:22PM PST on Dec 11, 2010

My goodness! I'm 18 and I wish I had all that stuff in my house to play with. xD Everything looks awesome!

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