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Architecture Is Fun


Architecture Is Fun creates architecture through the collaborative exploration of new paradigms of play and participatory experience. In 1994, following traditional paths in the architecture and design professions, and with a young child in tow, Sharon and Peter Exley noted a lack of advocacy for interactive, play-based, and entertainment-centric architecture. Presented with a hands-on assignment at the prestigious Chicago Children’s Museum, they elected to devote their professional practice to designing substantive play environments for adults and children. Mindful to learn from both informal and formal places and architectural precedents, they elevate the standards of design for experiential environments.


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Dialogues: Architecture Is Fun

Stephen Killion interviews architects Peter and Sharon Exley