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Creating public spaces – a healthy balance between urban life and green areas

Creating public spaces means forging new paths because the world outside is in a state of flux: People’s leisure behaviour is evolving, demographic change is in full swing, and the calls for barrier-free spaces and facilities are getting louder and louder. As a supplier of playground equipment, outdoor fitness equipment, playground design services, landscape architecture, urban furniture, urban planning services and architectural lighting for outdoor spaces, you are working to meet these challenges for urban living spaces – and we bring together the leading companies in the industry with the right decision makers from local authorities, politics and planning at FSB.

Why you should visit the Public spaces theme world

The Public Spaces theme world at FSB offers exhibitors and visitors equal benefits because it is a forum where decision makers and suppliers can meet to plan and implement all kinds of public spaces. This is what makes the Public Spaces theme world a unique industry gathering:

  • Numerous events and workshops on urban issues
  • The latest topics covered at special events
  • Two-way information sharing between all stakeholders
  • Trends and innovations that integrate movement in urban planning


BSFH Bundesverband der Spielplatz- und Freizeitanlagenhersteller e.V.

Children's playgrounds not only provide entertainment and fun, but also fulfil an essential role in children's development. They encourage physical activity, social interaction and imagination, while providing a safe space for children to discover and develop their skills. The BSFH is committed to ensuring that children's playgrounds are available throughout the country and are continuously developed to meet the needs of children sustainable management the focus of the BSFH. The association promotes the production of playgrounds and recreational facilities that are produced in a resource-conserving and environmentally friendly manner. Innovative materials and technologies are used to ensure a high durability of the facilities while minimising the ecological footprint.

As a long-standing partner of FSB, the BSFH is actively involved in the conception and planning of the public space area and supports the topics of the plannerFORUM.

The Bundesverband der Spielplatz- und Freizeitanlagenhersteller e.V. (BSFH) is also an active exhibitor at FSB 2023: Hall 9.1 C 31


STADTundRAUM – the forum at FSB

People and spaces on the path to tomorrow: the cooperation between FSB and STADTundRAUM presents workshops, congress topics, the Planners’ Forum and an attractive special event on the latest planning concepts for urban environments and public spaces. The forum will provide innovative input on current issues such as mobility, urban planning, urban life, local interventions and urban neighbourhood development, multigenerational communities, accessibility and spaces for movement. This is the place to find fresh inspiration for tomorrow’s urban spaces for movement.


An invitation to planning officers, sports development officers and associations

An invitation to planning officers, sports development officers and associations - the planer forum at FSB

Are public spaces your focus? Landscape architects, urban and regional planners, clubs and associations, architects and decision makers from local authorities are invited to present their projects and services in the Public Spaces theme world at FSB. Be inspired by innovations and make the contacts that will get your ideas off the ground. Visit FSB and join the FSB community. (only in German language)

Interesting articles:

Public spaces and urban development must be planned together in order to meet the growing needs that users, cities, towns and local authorities place on open spaces. An example from the city of Cincinnati shows how a perfect union of form and function can be achieved. Learn more in the success story “Where Design Meets Play”:

Urban planning: „WHERE DESIGN MEETS PLAY“