The Barrocal Park, located on the urban boundary of Castelo Branco, is integrated in the 40 hectares of the defined area of the Barrocal, in the classified territories of the UNESCO World Naturtejo Geopark and the Tejo | Tajo Internacional Transboundary Biosphere Reserve.
This project consisted of the Design & Build of an interior children’s play area at the Larios Shopping Center, in Malaga, an Andalusian city located in the southern part of Spain.
The intervention site was on the first floor, adjacent to an area ofterraces and restaurants, with open views for the main door. The available free space was quite shortened, since it is located on a security corridor, with several limitations in terms of fixing equipment or unevenness of floors.
Inspired by its deeply rural past, Alegro Montijo Shopping Center has its design based on a typical farm of the region. Recently acquired by Ceetrus Portugal group, this shopping center will be rebranded, accompanied by the presentation of a new visual identity and positioning of the Alegro brand.
Alegro Sintra Shopping Center, recently acquired by Ceetrus Portugal group, underwent a special intervention with an image change, establishing itself as a shopping centre for experiences and comfort. As part of this overhaul, Play Planet was invited to submit a proposal for a bold playground, designed for the whole family.
Boticas is a lovely village located in the wild Barroso Mountain, in the northeast of Portugal. The production of honey always had great importance in this county. This can be witnessed in the big pot located next to the parish church of Vila Grande de Dornelas, and the town’s coat of arms, where the image of a bee stands out.
Oeiras Parque, opened in 1998 in Oeiras city, is considered one of the main shopping centers in the Greater Lisbon region. Between 2018 and 2019, it was the subject of extensive remodelling and expansion, including new commercial spaces, new cinemas, a refurbished food court area plus a new floor, and the complete renovation of its playground.
This Design & Build project focused on a themed indoor playground, located in a corridor between shops, at Marineda City Shopping Center, in A Coruña. We were asked to design a play area mostly dedicated to children between 3 to 6 years of age, with equipment´s themed to the marine environment, and most especially to the mascot of this Shopping Center, an octopus pirate.
Project for a Housing area in Fanling, in Hong Kong. This project was intended to ensure a play area dedicated to families, and in particular to children.
The Amoreiras Shopping Center, located in Lisbon and inaugurated on September 27, 1985, was the first large space of commerce and services in urban area of Portugal, being at the time the largest commercial space in the country and the fourth largest in Europe.
Play Planet was challenged to design an inclusive theme playground to be installed at Quinta de São Gonçalo, in Carcavelos, in the municipality of Cascais. The theme: Cascais and its Cascalitos mascots from the Education and Environmental Awareness Program of Cascais.
Play Planet was asked to design a kiosk for a small catering area, prepared to serve light and fast-food meals such as sandwiches and juices. This kiosk would be to install in the Parque do Cerro do Malpique, a public park located in a depression area of Albufeira (Portugal), where there are often floods in case of heavy rains.
Cerro do Malpique is a public park with an area of 4600m2, located in the city of Albufeira (Portugal), with five requalified intervention areas: an area adjacent to the road axis, at a higher level; A central square located at an intermediate level, connected to the leisure space adjacent to the road axis by a wooden staircase.
This Design & Build project focused on a themed indoor playground, for Odeón Shopping Center in Narón, located in a rectangular open space between 4 pillars on the ground floor, with an area of 114.10m2.
Narón is one of the most populous municipalities in Galicia, bounded to the North by the Atlantic Ocean, which stands out for its natural landscapes, especially coastal ones.
In 2017, the Parque dos Maninhos, in the city of Maia, has been extensively refurbished and an area of 2470 m2 has been intervened. This intervention brought together the banks of the Mogos river stream, providing the space with a safe crossing and landscaping the grounds surrounding the Vermoim-Gueifães School Center.
Project for a garden of a Housing area in the district of Tseung Kwan, in Hong Kong.
The oval-shaped area, reminiscent of a human eye, is found outdoors surrounded by intense vegetation.
Opened in 1998, during the last world exhibition to be held in the twentieth century, entitled “The oceans, a heritage for the future”, the Lisbon Oceanarium is a large aquarium whose prestige is widely recognized and has received the prize of “Best Aquarium of the World” by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice, for several years in a row.
This project aimed to design and build an informal play space inside the GlaxoSmithKline pharmacy building, promoting the well-being and relaxation of its employees.
The Sud Lisboa was the first project of SANA Group outside the hotel business, consisting of two buildings, brothers in appearance and complementary in the service, the Sud Terrazza and Sud Hall, installed in the riverside area of Belém (Lisbon).
The garden of “Miradouro do Recolhimento” (contemplation viewpoint) is located within the area of Castle of Saint Jorge, in old Lisbon. It is a flat area, the result of one of the many recesses and levels that arise with the adaptation of the city to its morphology and its ancestral structures, namely the Castle Enclosure Wall.
The “BRAGA PARQUE” shopping center is the second largest shopping center north of Oporto, located in Braga, a historic but inspiringly young, innovative and dynamic city.
The project objective was to reformulate the traditional playground occupying a rectangular area with an extension of 130m2 on the 1st floor, transforming it into a family and innovative leisure area that would highlight and distinguish it from other shopping malls.
Play Planet has been contracted to design, supply and install innovative playground equipment at the Parklake Shopping Center in Bucharest, which was under construction, according to the scenography study and customer concept, inspired by “Steampunk” the theme. The project involved the development of equipment and its implementation in two distinct areas: Zepplin and Lighthouse.
This project was carried out for the City of Perth to convert Museum Street into a pedestrian friendly area. Advanteering Civil Engineers was the contractor assigned for the job, which included the demolition of the existing hard works.
The Reboleira subway station, inaugurated in April 2016, extended the Blue Line of the Lisbon metro subway, creating a new transport interface with the trains for Sintra line. In addition to the construction of the subway, the Amadora Municipality intervened in D. Carlos I Avenue, to increase parking, reinforce public lighting, to create resting areas, and to connect the Reboleira hiking trail to the center of the city.
The sea has played a key role in Sharjah’s development and was the primary reason for the first settlers choosing this site over 6.000 Years ago. Later on, from the time of the early trading with the east into the first half of the 19th century, Sharjah became the most important port on the lower Arabian Gulf, and one of the wealthiest towns in the region.
This project task was to design, construct and install two original and innovative playgrounds at the Xyami Nova Vida Shopping Center in Luanda.
The Xyami brand aims to convey the values of proximity, familiarity, trust and genuineness through a positive, warm and fun image, with a connection to its proudly Angolan origins and its Shopping Centers with the slogan “Center of our Homeland”.
The Playground of Quinta do Covelo was inaugurated in May 2009, within the scope of the rehabilitation project of Quinta do Covelo, a green area of 8 hectares located in the northern part of the city of Oporto, which transformed it into a leisure area with a lot of fun for the younger ones, with resting areas, pedestrian paths and a kiosk with an esplanade.
The purpose of this project was to design complementary equipment to the fitness circuit located at the Park of the Village in Sever do Vouga, with a special focus on basic health assessment and the promotion of an active lifestyle.
Pingo Doce is a chain of hypermarkets with several stores spread all over Portugal. With the renovation of its Telheiras Lisbon store, in November 2015, this hypermarket had the objective of offering new solutions for a differentiating shopping experience of its customers, in a more modern and convenient store environment, reason of their commitment to creating an original Play in Art® children’s area.
This project aimed to design a public space to chill out, for contemplation and leisure, to be developed in the Praia da Saúde garden park, on the riverside of Setúbal.
For this open area we have proposed a configuration of several urban sculptures of the Freedom range and a set of triangular and square shade sails.
The object of our concept plan was Al Khan Corniche, Sharjah’s waterfront, constituted by two bays with different characteristics. Our target was to capitalize on its unique environment, creating an engaging and interactive waterfront experience that would establish Al Khan as an international destination, providing benefits to the community and supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs.
This project consisted in the complete refurbishment of the indoor playground of the Alegro Alfragide Shopping Center, occupying a narrow corridor between its window shops. It was intended to secure an aesthetics similar to the one created for the Setúbal Shopping Center, with the same type of shapes and colours, but distinct and with a bold and personalized design.
This project featuread the Design and Build of a Playground inside the Alegro Setúbal Shopping Center, complemented by two more playground areas, a climbing wall and a fitness area at its outside grounds.
Al Montazah is a leisure park for family entertainment located on an island right in the heart of Sharjah, carrying a water park and a green park with its nature trails, small hills, retail areas, and several recreational attractions, covering an area of approximately 128.383 m2. The Water Park area was already consolidated but the green park has grown in a more erratic, unorganized way.
This project was based on a partnership between the companies EDP and Impresa Publishing, SA, within the scope of the “Environment Month” initiative launched by the Expresso newspaper, with the publication of editions dedicated to several themes related to the environment and the nature conservation.
Lisbon Oceanarium It is the second largest Oceanarium in the Iberian Peninsula, containing an extensive collection of species of birds, mammals, fish and other marine inhabitants. Opened in 1998, during the last world exhibition of the 20th century, entitled “The oceans, a heritage for the future”, the Lisbon Oceanarium consists of two buildings connected by a large forecourt.
Play Planet was invited to present a thematic proposal, for the design and build of a children’s playground inspired in Lisbon Oceanarium, to be placed on a circular area with 128m2, located next to the Ribeira Market in Lisbon.
The objective of this Concept Study was to design a play¬ground that would stand out as a World class reference of quality, safety, originality and fun within the Marmara Forum shopping Mall, near to Bakirkov, on the Europe¬an side of Istambul.
Play Planet was contracted to supply and install playground equipment´s at the Colombo Shopping Center, according to the client’s concept theme, the “Colombossauros”, a mixture of a dinosaur with a marine creature. In the first approach, an assessment and adaptation of the concept was necessary to comply with the legislation and the legal regulations such as EN1176 and EN1177.
In the creative process of the communicational image of the project “Cantinho da Tocas”, Play Planet took into account not only the theme “Awareness for energy efficiency”, but also its whole framework: A mascot, the pedagogical method, the target audience and their school reality.
In March 2011 “Live it Well Events” company issued a challenge to Play Planet: Design and build an artificial beach in an area of 22.500m2 by the mount of “Our Lady of the Castle,” overlooking the mountain, in Mangualde, in the centre region of Portugal. And what more: To do it in just 90 days!