It took refugees from Syria, Africa, America and Germany just one week to construct the first two elements of the Rainbow Playground. The whole thing was made possible thanks to many donations and the professional input from SIK-Holz, the company that makes the play equipment. Putting up the visible elements went really fast but it will take longer for the foundations to harden off (a couple of weeks). Please be...
Work begins to rebuild the Rainbow playground
The children get first parts their playground back Jens-Holger Kirchner, responsible for urban development with Pankow Council, the non-profit organisation Freunde des Mauerparks and SIK-Holzgestaltungs GmbH have found a solution that will make it possible to re-erect the Rainbow playground in Mauerpark before the end of July. The old playground was closed down in autumn 2015 for safety reasons and its rainbow...
Fundraiser for the New Rainbow Has Begun
Since the autumn of 2015 we have marveled at the ruins of Mauerpark’s rainbow playground, and we have recounted extensively the circumstances of how this special symbol of the Park came to be dismantled. However, we have channeled the initial outrage over the playground’s destruction into our initiative to turn the end of the old rainbow into the beginning of a new one. Together with the project coordinators, the...
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