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Dodecahedra (Kuaka Park)

Kuaka Park, Waterview

Kuaka Park, Waterview

Kuaka Park playground has emerged from the former Saxon Reserve in the course of the upheavals of the Waterview Connection of State Highway 20. Climbing structures assembled from dodecahedral shapes.

Kuaka is the Maori name for the godwit (limosa lapponica), a migratory bird which visits New Zealand during our summer and then returns to Alaska to breed in their summer.…

Parallelepiped

Parallelepiped

Parallelepiped

Parallelepiped is the name given to a polyhedron with six faces, all of which are parallelograms. In architecture it is rare to see parallelepipeds whith angles that are not right angles. But here is an example, sitting in Victoria Park, disguising a more boring box.…

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