Case Study 37 – Arcadia Nursery Garden

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Project Name: Arcadia Nursery Garden

Project Type: Nursery School Play Garden

Location: Edinburgh

Landscape Architect: erz


Project: This play garden for a nursery with a free play philosophy features high quality oak and Scottish larch, living willow and handmade timber play elements, contemporary forms and a playfulness with scale and enclosure. A series of gardens emerge that offer an elegant response to the historic setting, and innovative spaces for play and learning. Most importantly, the gardens are action packed and fun filled, showing you can use timber to create contemporary play spaces, without resorting to standard and mass produced metal and plastic play furniture.

Materials Featured: Scottish Larch, Green Oak, Beech, Living Willow

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