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New Park Lane Condos Get Creative With Play

Before the 1980’s the main play yard for children in America’s urban communities were abandoned lots or the streets themselves.  When the large scale implementation of composite playgrounds gained momentum, cities across the states began addressing the widespread need to provide safe places to play for children.  Pre-fabricated composite play structures have become commonplace in…

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Retro-fit Rooftop Shade

IPR Hawaii was selected to install this retro-fit rooftop shade for one of the recently completed condo designs in the trendy Kaka’ako district of Honolulu, HI.  Due to the unique challenge presented by this project, IPR designed a custom solution to specifically engineer the shade to fit into the existing space and to provide custom mounting…

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Public Spaces Vibrant Cities

The role of public spaces in creating vibrant cities: 100 years ago people gathered in the streets of our cities walking to and from their destinations. This is where they got daily necessities, news, even entertainment; the streets were alive with people interacting and engaging with one another.  With the advent the automobile today’s cities…

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Aloha School Turf Installation

IPR Hawaii worked with Aloha School to install synthetic turf in their play yard.  The Aloha School and their volunteers prepared the ground for our IPR team to come in and install the turf saving them money in order to fit their project into tight budget constraints. IPR Hawaii will help find creative ways to…

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The Value of a Playground Video

    How can you measure the value of a playground? Play is critical for the healthy development of all children. Playgrounds often provide the only opportunity many children have to connect with the outdoor world, explore their physical abilities, engage in health promoting play activities, and practice social skills in an informal environment.  The…

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How Synthetic Turf Helps The Environment

I was once a skeptic on contemporary imitations of the natural world, preferring the wild places of my childhood. However, as time passes so does the landscape of our society and oftentimes we must adjust our own perspectives to fit the challenges of our current environments. The modernization of our world has brought us many…

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