Roof garden Ronald McDonald House Leiden delivered!
Wednesday 19 September 2018
The Roof Garden in the LUMC, part of the Ronald McDonald Living Room Leiden, has been completed! With this the new play room for patients and their families has become reality.
What do you find in the roof garden?
The Roof Garden of the Ronald McDonald Living Room Leiden, designed by Mirato and Van Schie architects, consists of various play elements such as a slide, climbing equipment and a multimedia game corner. All are integrated in particularly curved walls that are built up in layers and mutually stagger. The combination of the play elements and multimedia components makes the room dynamic. This, together with the fresh colors, large variety of materials and the tree in the middle of the room, ensures that this Roof Garden differs from the rest of the hospital and really invites to play.
Fully certified playing environment
A play area must meet other requirements than the custom interior that INTOS normally realizes for its clients. "To receive a certificate according to which is ensured that very child can play safely here, the entire environment must be fully attuned to the playground equipment. The walls, floors and ceilings must also be kid-proof and the playground equipment must be integrated in the furniture work correctly. It was nice to get acquainted for this project about the correct construction of play environments, to work closely with inspection authorities and of course to obtain the certificate!", says Arjan Andriessen, project director at INTOS.
Speechless by the result
"The new Roof Garden is beautiful. Not only according to me, but also the volunteers who work there and the children and parents who use it are really positive. It is incredible that we are now walking around in the design sketch with which we have started. For me, the INTOS employees are true wizards, who can bring dreams to life", says Margrietta Zwaan, manager of the Ronald McDonald Living Room in Leiden.
INTOS is proud that, given the years of relationship with the Ronald McDonald house and the LUMC, it has been able to contribute to this. The realization of the Roof Garden was partly sponsored by INTOS, also with the aid of a number of suppliers, namely Blok Plaatmateriaal, Formica and Forbo Group.
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