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Archive for August 2016

Spotlight Project: NOAA CDC Unique Playground Designs

Spotlight on the NOAA CDC Playgrounds By: Morad Elwir, IPR Hawaii Project Manager Being a new parent, I’m just beginning to appreciate the value that playgrounds offer children.  They give kids a place to let out some of that endless energy and to satisfy their curiosity for the world around them in a safe yet challenging…

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Why Design Build Is The Way To Go!

  It’s easy to recognize the benefits of creating a play, sports, or recreational project for your community.   If only building the project was as simple!  There is a deeply layered process of funding, designing, permitting, and installing any community cornerstone project, be it large or small.  Each step of the process can have you…

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Ka'u High School Gym Floor Installation

Here’s some quick peeks from behind the scenes of our latest wood gym floor installation at the Ka’u High School on the Big Island of Hawaii.  IPR Hawaii partners with Action Floor Systems to build beautiful high quality athletic flooring systems to school athletic facilities and sports venues throughout the Hawaiian Islands.  Wood floors not your…

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NOAA CDC Playgrounds

  IPR Hawaii had the opportunity to design and install four separate playgrounds  for the children of the NOAA CDC daycare center.  Each grouping of play equipment was designed with a shade cover to protect their keiki from the heat of the sun and poured in place rubber safety surfacing to prevent injuries.  A playground was installed for…

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Behind The Designs: Playgrounds Video

IPR Hawaii Business Development Manager Danielle Sagum, narrates this short look inside her process and passions when designing playgrounds.  Danielle pulls inspiration from her background in child development, the role of outdoor play in our modern society, and her own experience as a mother of two young children.  Together with her passion for design she creates…

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Seating Considerations For Indoor Sports Venues

When it comes to sports venues a lot of attention is given to the playing fields and courts, the equipment, the athletes themselves; all important and necessary considerations.  Now imagine for a moment a sports competition without the screams of a crowded stadium;  no cheering, only the occasional squeaking of rubber soles on lacquered floors echoing throughout an empty gym. Why,…

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