The tower varieties a part of Stage 2 of a playground designed by Wraight Athfield Panorama + Structure (WALA) and set in 10 hectares of parkland. It contains rope play gear, an city wave monitor and bump monitor, a skatepark, kiosk, nature play space and basketball courts.
“The tower’s structural glulam columns and steel-and timber envelope had been prefabricated off website and craned into place in a single day,” says Athfield’s Jon Rennie. “Play gear and enclosures had been then added on website; they embody rope bridges, tunnels and two stainless-steel slides.” The tower has been designed to behave as a marker within the wider townscape of Manukau and to cater for present and future households of all ages within the rising neighborhood, says Rennie.
Hayman Park is a part of the Remodel Manukau venture led by Eke Panuku, in collaboration with the Otara- Papatoetoe Native Board. “Our communities want to supply one thing for everybody, so guaranteeing our tamariki have someplace to be taught, develop and discover is simply as necessary as are new houses, outlets and companies,” says Eke Panuku CEO Ian Wheeler. “With a number of actions for all ages, this vacation spot playground might be an excellent addition to all that Manukau gives.”
Purchasers: Eke Panuku and Auckland Council
Consultants: Wraight Athfield Panorama + Structure (panorama architect and architects), Bluewater Undertaking Administration (venture supervisor), DVQS (amount surveyor), CLC Consulting (civil/panorama structural engineer), eCubed (electrical and lighting engineer), Park Central (play specialist), Arb Eco (arborist), Stoks Ltd (CPTED), Enovate (structural engineer), Airey Consultants (structural engineering), SRS and Numat
Contractors: HEB Building, Kobe Building, Playground Folks, Whole Sheet Metals and Velo Options (design/construct for the flowbowl and bump monitor)
Art work (rubber comfortable fall floor): Amiria Puia-Taylor