Hauraki Corner - Urban Park

As part of the recent widening of Lake Road Lake Road widening a small urban park has been established on the high profile corner at the intersection with Hauraki Road.

As well as providing a local retreat for passive recreation, it is intended to be prominent visual feature reinforcing the node along this major transport corridor. A significant public artworks is currently being commissioned to further enhance this role.

The structured layout of the park relates to the surrounding environment with contrasting areas of paving and lawn which provide for a variety of use, good connectivity, respite, and a meeting place. As part of the development the streetscape associated with the commercial activity on the opposite side of the road has also be upgraded to provide an overall sense of cohesion.

LA4’s involvement with this project encompassed concept design through detailed design, documentation and observation of the implementation of work.