PS 078 Canopy Playground

Client: NYC SCA
Location: PS 078, Queens, NY
Size: 2,500 SF
  • Installation of protective canopy over existing
  • school play area located at 5th floor open terrace
  • Painted structural curved primary steel members,
  • as well as secondary and tertiary steel supports
  • Installation of painted perforated aluminum decking/screen,
  • stainless steel mesh, stainless steel netting, 3form eco-resin panels
  • New steel handrails, planters and benches
  • Scope Report
  • Construction Documents
  • Contemporary design solution for roof terrace playground using creative materials such as steel, aluminum, and eco-resin panels.
  • A careful balance between a need for security and protection
  • of the school kids as well as a necessity for an open outdoor space
  • was achieved by using colorful translucent eco-resin
  • panels, perforated aluminum panels, and stainless steel netting.
  • Collaboration with several interest groups: school representatives, parent association, building board, SCA.