Stirling Garden, Perth

Spring 2010

​In collaboration with Lee Yang Yang and Vincent Lai​



Play as form of leisure is seen to be a mode or manner of behavior that is determined by a mind-set, rather than a specific activity. The importance of play is not supported in our urban spaces and has eroded in many individuals’ day-to-day doings. Play as constrained by time and space seems to rarely be consciously integrated with other necessary city functions. This is Place X. Stirling Garden is chosen as Place X because it has the opportunity of playfulness in spite of serious institutions such as the Council Hall and Supreme Court. The park has been forgotten by everyday passing public along St Georges Terrace, an invisible space.