THE VISITING SEALS

WHERE: 
Hestehoved Beach, Nakskov, Denmark - 2021

CUSTOMER: 
Lolland Kommune

 

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The Visiting Seals playground is located in beautiful surroundings by Hestehoved Beach in Nakskov, Denmark. The local council wanted to better utilise the area around the beach and enhance visitors' experience with a playful attraction paying homage to the local wildlife for both young and old to enjoy.

The two main play sculptures depict a mother and baby seal resting by the shore. They are intriguing to explore both on the outside and inside and there's more to them than meets the eye. Climb up, slide down, crawl inside and discover these charming new friends!

Drone shot of the seals playground, MONSTRUM playgrounds

The seals are designed to integrate seamlessly into and complement their stunning surroundings.

The big seal, MONSTRUM playgrounds

The mother seal is basking in the late afternoon sunlight. Climb up and enjoy the view to the sea!

SWIM WITH THE SEALS

GET TO KNOW THE      FRIENDLY CREATURES

The seals, MONSTRUM playgrounds

The adorable baby seal looks over towards its mother.

The baby seal at playground, MONSTRUM

Take the fun slide down from the back of the baby seal.

THE    DESIGN STORY

Seal playground after dark, MONSTRUM playgrounds

ADVENTURES AFTER DARK

Large seal in dark, MONSTRUM

The seals are a delight after dark too, an added bonus in Northern-hemisphere countries like Denmark, where the sun sets early during winter.

Baby seal in dark, MONSTRUM

Integrated lighting illuminates the seals, meaning play can continue long after sunset.

INSIDE THE SEALS

Inside the seal structure, MONSTRUM

The insides of the seals are designed to resemble their anatomy.

Paintings inside the seal structure, MONSTRUM

There are loads of fun details to discover inside the big seal such as paintings, which are both beautiful touches and teach kids about the local wildlife.

Venstre kolonne
Children playing on climbing frame, MONSTRUM
Højre kolonne
Children playing on swings, MONSTRUM

THE JOURNEY TO HESTEHOVED BEACH

seals at workshop, MONSTRUM

The seals leaving the MONSTRUM nest here in Copenhagen.

Seal production
Seal production
Seal production
SNAPSHOTS FROM PRODUCTION
sketch seal playground, MONSTRUM
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