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There is a sentence lengthiness of which has made me suspicious about whether which play or which plays should be incorporated in the sentence.

Special design of park’s designer has been so that in furniture design and selection of trees, different ages have been considered, which plays a significant role in understanding the park environment and citizens’ communication.

I mean that design of the park plays a significant role. That's why I used plays instead of play but is this correct given the fact that other words have come between first part (design) and the relative clause?

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Special design of park’s designer has been so that in furniture design and selection of trees, different ages have been considered, which plays a significant role in understanding the park environment and citizens’ communication.

In this sentence in its current form, the antecedent of which is not the singular noun design. The relative pronoun which here is a stand-in for "the fact that the designer of the park was influenced by diverse cultural epochs in his work". That's why the singular plays is okay.

As to the sentence on the whole, it is formed in such a way that I don't understand it fully, especially the part about "citizen communication".

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