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The Milkshake Tree / pH+

The Milkshake Tree / pH+

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Installation  · 
London, United Kingdom
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project pH+
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2016
  • Photographer Created with Sketch.
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Buildbase, Creative Aluminium Solutions, Timberplay
  • Collaborators

    London School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, NOW Gallery, London Festival of Architecture, BD Landscape Architects, City Sq, Creative Aluminiun Solutions
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Text description provided by the architects. An experiential garden den has been created for the London Festival of Architecture 2016 by pH+ Architects on Peninsula Square, Greenwich. Conceived as an inclusive sensory space, The Milkshake Tree is a pop-up inspired by the practice’s work for the London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy (LCCCP) in Haringey. The installation stimulates and encourages play through sounds, smells, movements and reflective surfaces.

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The Milkshake Tree is part of the philosophy of learning through play, embraced at the LCCCP. Using specific education techniques, which were specifically developed for children with cerebral palsy or other movement disorders, the charity’s aim is to inspire disabled children to develop independence, confidence and self-esteem to achieve their full potential. The pop-up is named after a request from one of the children for a milkshake tree in their new Centre.

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© Paul Raftery
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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Located outside the NOW Gallery, the installation includes a ramped walkway bounded by a screen of timber fins combined with copper xylophones which can be played by the children as they pass by. The walkway wraps around a 12 sq metre gold mirrored cube with leaf-shaped cut outs, an Amelanchier tree and a glass prism in the centre creates a kaleidoscope of colours and light.

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Address: United Kingdom, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0ES, UK

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Cite: "The Milkshake Tree / pH+" 23 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/791740/the-milkshake-tree-ph-plus/> ISSN 0719-8884
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灵感来自脑瘫儿童训练装置的奶昔树 / pH+

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