Bushy Creek Reserve Playspace

Bushy Creek playspace
Bushy Creek playspace

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Recycled steel echidna
Recycled steel echidna

Sculpture by Nicholas Dunand

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Variety of seating options
Variety of seating options

Big bench, children's picnic table and cast concrete gum nuts

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Bushy Creek playspace
Bushy Creek playspace

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Preserving and enhancing the indigenous vegetation on the site at Bushy Creek Reserve was key to this design for Whitehorse City Council.

The playspace was reshaped to develop a grassed area for picnics and ball play, and is complemented by a winding trail with challenges for scooters and tricycles.

The equipment genuinely does cater for all ages, and encourages imaginative and social play within a relatively small area.

Constructed with subtle colours including rust, timber and pebbles, it is a quiet but engaging place for the local community.

It builds on the existing redgum totems with steel sculptures by Nicholas Dunand, and a musical element by Kim Bowman.

Also reviewed on Mamma Knows East!