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Olenka Villarreal

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Magical Bridge Foundation innovates multigenerational playgrounds, parks, and programs for more inclusive communities.



Magical Bridge Foundation, a non-profit organization headquartered in Palo Alto, California, creates multigenerational playgrounds, parks, and programs for more inclusive communities.


Drawing from over a decade of research-driven innovation, Magical Bridge redefines inclusivity by uniquely exploring the intersection of universal design and community impact to produce outdoor spaces and programs that transcend both physical and social barriers. With seven award-winning playgrounds currently open and many more in development around the world, Magical Bridge proudly champions the vision that all ages and abilities deserve to benefit from the magic of play, community connections, and a sense of belonging.


Through collaboration with cities, developers, and landscape architects, Magical Bridge extends the impact of its work to public parks, schools, zoos, and museums worldwide. In addition to a turnkey design-build model, licensing opportunities ensure the Magical Bridge brand, designs, and programs are catalysts for kinder and more inclusive societies everywhere. Magical Bridge invites you to join the movement toward a brighter future where all public spaces and programs reflect the diversity and unity of the people they serve — a world where inclusion means everyone.




  • PALO ALTO, CA Mitchell Park  —   Opened Summer 2015

  • REDWOOD CITY, CA Red Morton Community Park  —   Opened Fall 2020

  • PALO ALTO, CA Addison Elementary School  —  Opened December 2020

  • SAN MATEO, CA CuriOdyssey Science Museum and Zoo —  Opened Fall 2021

  • SUNNYVALE, CA Fair Oaks Park — Opened April 2022

  • MORGAN HILL, CA Community Park — Opened May 2022

  • PALO ALTO, CA El Carmelo Elementary School  —  Opened October 2023

  • HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND — Opening December 2023


  • SANTA CLARA, CA  Central Park  —   Opening Spring 2024

  • EAST PALO ALTO Cesar Chavez Elementary School —  Opening 2024

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA  Rengstorff Park  —   Opening Spring 2025 (or sooner)

  • SINGAPORE Sun Park Plaza, Singapore  —  Opening 2024

  • SINGAPORE Singapore National Museum, Singapore  —  In Development

  • EAST PALO ALTO Bell Street Park Plaza  —  In Development

  • MARYLAND ZOO — In Development



  • 2024 – Anthem Award — Gold — Non-Profit Community Space

  • 2023 – San Andreas Regional Center "Best Community Resource" Award

  • 2022 – City of Sunnyvale Mayor's Award for Excellence

  • 2019 –  Murphy Award for Outstanding Community Contribution, City of Sunnyvale

  • 2019 –  World Economic Forum at Davos, Innovative Social Impact Display

  • 2018 –  “Outstanding Innovation for Youth”, The Gratitude Network

  • 2018 – 2021 –  Stanford University Neurodiversity Summit Keynote Speaker

  • 2016 –  Jefferson Award for Public Service to Community

  • 2016 –  CODA Awards for Magical Harp Design

  • 2016 – “Best Playground in Bay Area”, San Francisco Magazine

  • 2016 – “Best Community Impact”, Silicon Valley Structures Awards

  • 2016 –  “Nations Favorite Playground”, Play Across America

  • 2016 –  Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Museum, Innovative, Inclusive Design

  • 2015 –  Award of Excellence, California Park, and Recreation Society

  • 2015 –  Frontline Park Award for Design,  City Parks Alliance




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