Ping Pong Placemaking
POPP outdoor ping pong tables breathe life into public and private spaces through ping pong, vibrant colours, artwork, physical activity and social connectivity - we call it Ping Pong Placemaking.
Together with other placemaking and community-building strategies, POPP tables help create authentic, active and engaging outdoor spaces that generate real and measurable value for communities.
Increases nearby property values by up to 22%*1
$1 of investment in public space equates to $20.84 worth of economic benefit*2
Fosters inter-community connectivity and cultivates long-term engagement
Reduces crime and violence rates and creates safer places to play and relax*3
When inactive adults become active, $76.6bn of potential healthcare savings emerge*4
Attractive communities are where people want to live, work and play*5
Increases views and place visitation from Google maps though 'places of interest'.
Creates destination place 'hubs'. (FYI - on average approximately 2 POPP tables are ordered per location in Australia.)
1 Trust for Public Land, "Measuring the Economic Value of a City Park System," April 2009 2 National Institute of Justice, “Disorder in Urban Neighborhoods - Does It Lead To Crime?”, February 2001. 3 Trust For Public Land, “Economic Benefit Reports”. 4 Medibank Private, "The Cost of Physical Activity. What is the Lack of Participation in Physical Activity Costing Australia?", August 2007. 5 UN Habitat, "For a Better Urban Future"