Green Infrastructure: The Design Element (Part 2)
Recently, the children at P.S. 261 in Brooklyn were turned loose on the new playground at their school in the Boerum Hill neighborhood. And it was an instant hit, with swarms of kids running and playing. What the kids didn't know is that their playground is the first completely "green" school playground in New York City, the first of 40 such playgrounds which will be built in the city using the principles of "green infrastructure."