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BRAITHWAITE PARK NATURE PLAY AREA I PHASE3 LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION & EMERGE ASSOCIATES URBAN DESIGN
raithwaite Park Nature Play Area is
a play space that provides children
with more opportunities than typical
It was carefully designed and constructed to
promote gross motor skills in children, encourage
active play, and stimulating creativity and
imagination in a natural setting.
The existing park had large, open turf
spaces, which were previously under-utilised
as parkland space, as well as significant
Peppermint and Moreton Bay fig trees.
The key concern for the City of Vincent was to
create a play space that was inclusive of children
aged 10 to 14, an age bracket many nature-play
parks fall short of.
Integrating a flying fox and an elevated
climbing net provides challenge and risk
elements for older children, however the design
of these facilities and other play items within the
space also ensures smaller children can use the
area and not be in danger.
For smaller children, elevated timber decking,
which is nestled among the existing Peppermint
NATURE PLAY AREA
PHASE3 LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION & EMERGE ASSOCIATES
A strong collaborative approach between Phase3, Emerge Associates and Nature Play WA’s
expert staff led to the creation of this much-loved play space in the City of Vincent.
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