Merri Park Playspace rejuvenated!

Originally designed by our director Mary Jeavons in collaboration with the local community 21 years ago, Mary was once again involved in the rejuvenation of this beloved local playspace in Northcote. Using our in-depth knowledge of the original play structure, this playspace has been successfully re-designed.  While remaining true to the original concept, and with many elements re-used where feasible, Jeavons Landscape Architects used this opportunity to creatively improve on the previous design.

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New Sensory Courtyards for Dandenong Valley Special Developmental School

Dandenong Valley SDS is a school that supports learning for children with moderate to severe intellectual and physical disabilities. Age groups range from young children in the early intervention program through to young adults. The school is located in one of the biggest population growth corridors of Victoria. Jeavons staff have had the pleasure of working with this inspiring staff and school community for approximately 12 years,

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Construction underway at Edithvale & Parkdale Hubs

Yesterday we visited the Edithvale & Parkdale Hubs in the City of Kingston which are currently under construction. Here are a few images! Jeavons Landscape Architects have designed and documented both outdoor spaces which are extensive. The Edithvale Hub project includes a large rooftop playspace as well as a ground level area. The rooftop has required careful detailing and collaboration with Hede Architects and the engineers ( Kerrsulting ) to ensure that sand,

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Glenallen School Primary Play Space wins CEFPI Award!

Last week the Glenallen School Primary Play Space won a commendation in the 2014 CEFPi Awards for the renovation/modernisation under $2m category The citation is as follows:

Project: Glenallen School Primary Play Space, Victoria Landscape Architect: Jeavons Landscape Architects The jurors were impressed at the way the landscape architects have created a highly tactile sensory environment     for students with physical disability and health impairments.

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Coastal Planting at Plum Garland Playground

Here are a few recent photos of Plum Garland Playground which was designed by Jeavons Landscape Architects for the City of Port Phillip . Since construction in late 2012, the playground has proven to be a popular play and meeting place. The design provides a contained, complex and inclusive play environment with a wide range of play equipment; seating options; and interactive sand and water play in a very natural setting.

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