Creating outdoor environments for early childhood,
schools and public spaces
At Playscape we are passionate about the design and build of tailor-made outdoor spaces to suit any purpose nationwide. From safe, natural and unique playgrounds for all ages, through to enhancing outdoor areas to create functional, relaxing spaces that bring people together.
The team at Playscape is dedicated to providing children, young and old, with an environment that gives them an opportunity to imagine, explore and discover. We specialise in delivering natural environments that evoke a sense of New Zealand's natural, wild beauty, allowing integrated teaching and learning opportunities.
From renovation to new build we take the hassle out of maximising your area. Focusing on providing challenging yet safe play elements that are integrated into green spaces whilst sustaining an easy care environment.
It takes time to create your dream playscape so get us involved at the initial stages of planning so we can design and build your vision with ease. Get in touch for a free consult to find out how we can help.
Here's one of our latest playscapes at Onewhero Area School, Waikato.
The school was after a feeling of connectivity through their outdoor spaces. A long term plan was developed to bring pockets of life around the school. Alongside the links between areas, the design provided different eating spaces and seating areas. The new spaces also wove in elements from the school mottos and create spaces to be inspired by. Learn more »View Our Gallery
Playscape in the Media
Embarking on a Journey of Play
Having worked in animation video editing, animation, illustration and as a zoo keeper responsible for animal enclosure habitat-landscape designs, Matt Coker has a fascinating set of skills that equip him to incorporate design principles in a playful manner.
After volunteering at animal conservation centres around the world and passionately working to improve animal welfare, Matt returned to New Zealand and pursued a career as a senior designer at Playscape. This Kiwi playground design and installation company provides fun yet educational playgrounds for learning centres.
We talked to Matt about his role and the creative processes behind playground design. Read more »