Interpretation plan, Penders Heritage site

The initial brief was to prepare an interpretation plan for Penders…“a heritage site of state significance comprising a rare suite of modernist buildings and structures designed by the renowned architect Roy Grounds within a setting of great natural beauty”. Subsequent to the adoption of this plan we undertook extensive research to identify themes, images, stakeholder opportunities, design elements, stories and implementation options. Date: December 2013 – February 2015 Service: Interpretive planning, research, write content, design, mapping, installation design and product sourcing, project manage production and installation Specs:  Interpretive signs only – 20 in total. 2 large interpretive signs to be installed on wharf timbers, 8 small interpretive signs to be installed on wharf timbers, 10 interpretive signs to be installed on CORten. We also created botanical labels, regulatory signage and wayfinding signage. Client:NPWS Narooma Interpretation plan – Penders & Myer House heritage site The short term goals of the interpretation plan were matched to budget and a suite of interpretive, wayfinding and regulatory signage designed. The installation of magnificent wharf timbers showcases the interpretive elements and complements the existing structures. Such a rich cultural heritage site provided endless opportunities for story telling, challenging us to be minimalistic in our approach. We determined locations and orientation for all signage along with production methods that were durable in a coastal environment, resistant to vandalism and complimentary to the nature of the site.  100 year old wharf timbers boast some of the interpretive signs. It has been an absolute pleasure working with The Interpretive Design Company over the past 2 years.  The project at The Myer House in Mimosa Rocks National Park … Continue reading Interpretation plan, Penders Heritage site