Ryan is the Founder and Executive Director of Urban Conga, a design firm focused on reintroducing play into urban environments. They have been able to do some really innovative work in parks in Tampa and beyond. It is fascinating to hear him touch on how play is important for growing community connections and encouraging creativity. His work also shows that design matters when we think about how to build communities. Design and play are two more crucial components to add to our repository of tools for building places that work.
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