Paul is an Architect and Outdoor Playscape Designer with thirty years of experience creating spaces and places for education and community.
Over the past five years Paul has refocused his firm on designing for early childhood education. This includes the design for both buildings and natural outdoor playscapes.
Recently the firm completed work on the landmark YCCD Columbia Child Development Center in the Sierra Foothills of California.
Paul leads workshops and presentations to many groups across the United States, including the World Forum, on the topics of Nature based play, sustainable design and natural outdoor playscapes. He is also a Founder of the Global Collaborative OnDesign for Children and the Nature Action Collaborative.
Paul is currently working on starting a non-profit Child Care Center with a Nature based curriculuum in Vallejo, CA.
Hi Paul! Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm glad you found us and hope you make yourself at home in discussions and groups. Our Children's Natural Playscapes group will no doubt interest you, among others (including Natural Teachers Network, Early Childhood Education group.) I hope you'll share your activities, ideas and photos with us and find this a rich source of resources. Hope to see you here again soon. Cheers!