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Mark Renouard

Director - Earth Wrights Ltd

Natural Play in the New Normal

Children have suffered an extreme of play and nature deficit during the pandemic. Visitor attraction natural play spaces can provide the healing environment to benefit the mental and physical health of children whilst boosting the family appeal of the venue.

About Mark Renouard

Mark Renouard believes all children deserve imaginative and stimulating play opportunities and has been developing children’s play spaces for the last 20 years. Having worked in sustainable development and nature conservation, in 2008 he co-founded Earth Wrights, a pioneering company specialising in the design and build of ‘play habitats’ – spaces and structures that use natural materials and design principles to provide exceptional play experiences.

Earth Wrights have been consultants to architects, developers, community groups and organisations such as Westonbirt Arboretum and Kew Gardens. Their designs can be experienced in hundreds of locations from London to Land’s End, including the Eden Project, National Trust properties such as Lanhydrock and Cotehele, Forestry Commission destinations such as Moor''s Valley Country Park, and numerous schools and public spaces.