Playful Cities

Transforming Urban Spaces

We specialize in transforming urban spaces into vibrant, engaging environments. Our mission is to enhance public sports spaces like basketball fields and skateparks, including school playgrounds, by infusing them with creativity and color. Through our artistic interventions, we aim to turn ordinary sports facilities and playgrounds into extraordinary spaces that stimulate creativity, foster social connections, encourage physical activity, and enhance overall well-being.

Kalakula - Transforming Urban Playgrounds

Our HypeCourts spark creativity and encourage active play. These revitalized spaces become inclusive gathering spots where children from diverse backgrounds come together, fostering friendships and social connections. Engaging with art instills confidence and pride in young individuals, boosting self-esteem and promoting holistic development. By creating safe and stimulating environments, we enhance children’s well-being and provide valuable experiences. Kalakula’s commitment to creativity and community engagement enriches childhood experiences and supports the positive growth of our youth.


"Inhabited space transcends geometrical space."
- Gaston Bachelard, "The Poetics of Space"

At Kalakula, we understand that the design and ambiance of our surroundings profoundly impact our well-being and interactions. By crafting attractive and stimulating spaces, we enhance community aesthetics while fostering pride, belonging, and inspiration.

Our spaces serve as platforms for creativity, self-expression, and healthy activities like sports and play. Thoughtfully designed with art and color, they transcend mere locations to become vibrant destinations that uplift spirits and ignite imaginations.

Transforming Learning Environments with Color and Creativity: We believe in the power of art and design to transform ordinary spaces into extraordinary learning environments. Our mission is to inspire joy, connection, and creativity through vibrant and uplifting designs.

Designing Inspiring Spaces for Exploration: We specialize in creating innovative and inspiring spaces for young people. From playgrounds to sports fields, our designs encourage creativity, exploration, and positive experiences.

Infusing Joy and Imagination into Youth Spaces: “Kalakula aims to bring happiness and spark imagination in spaces where youth gather. By incorporating art and color, we create environments that uplift spirits and foster community connections.”

about us

We are artists, educators, and athletes driven by a shared mission: to have a positive impact on urban playcourts and the communities they serve. Our passion for change stems from a desire to create inclusive environments where everyone feels welcome and valued. Through our work, we strive to uplift neighborhoods, spark joy, and promote active, healthy lifestyles.

Kalakula - Transforming Urban Playgrounds

how we work

Discovery and Exploration:

We start by engaging with stakeholders, including schools, cities, and local communities, to gain insights into their aspirations and challenges.

Creative Visioning:

Our team of artists and designers then develops a creative vision that combines artistic expression with practical considerations. 

Collaborative Design:

Throughout the design process, we collaborate closely with local artists, craftsmen, and community members to ensure a sense of ownership and authenticity.

Execution and Implementation:

Once the design is finalized, we meticulously execute the project, paying attention to detail and quality craftsmanship. 

Impact Assessment:

After completion, we assess the impact of our interventions through feedback and observation. 

Contact Us

Ready to redefine urban sports and play spaces with Kalakula? Reach out to us today to discuss how we can collaborate on bringing creativity and joy to your community’s play areas.

Let’s Play, Create, and Inspire!

Kalakula, Ostend, Belgium