Kadidjiny Parkland boasts a number of site responsive public activities and facilities to support the sensory development of children, the physical well-being of the community and the emotional well-being that comes with sharing experiences with the greater community.
The critical understanding and respect for the community’s aspirations and the site’s biophysical and sociocultural values ensured strong community support and awareness of the park. The adjacent primary school, local high school and residents of the community were actively involved in the implementation phase through artwork installations and planting days to further strengthen community ties to the site.
Society’s growing awareness of the importance of ecology and biodiversity provided the driving design principle of ‘ecology of play’ for the playscape. Located in the northern corner of the site, the playscape has afforded an opportunity to create a play environment with a strong focus on topography and natural play. The design encourages opportunities for exploration based on the City’s ‘Game of Life’ theme and provide opportunities for children of all ages and abilities to discover, experience and learn while they play in a safe environment.
The park environment is strengthened by the retention of existing mature trees, integrated community art, interpretive elements and environmental education principles. Recognising children and adults alike have abilities that are often stifled in urban settings, coupled with respecting local user intelligence, has provided the broadest chance possible for individual development and fulfilment within Kadidjiny Parkland.
9 Stirling Highway
North Fremantle WA 6159
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Ecoscape offices are located in Walyalup on the northern banks of the Derbal Yerrigan, on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation. We work on many lands throughout Australia and acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community and pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and Elders.