Designing the Adventure – Hannah Day

Designing the Adventure – Hannah Day

An insight into one of our enthusiastic Creative Designers

We have a new addition to our in-house project design team, the amazingly talented Hannah Day!

Hannah joins Greenspan after 10 years of architectural training at the prestigious Oxford Brookes University. Her passion for illustration and bringing vibrant ideas to life combines with her professional experience to bring a unique technical and imaginative perspective to the team. She loves to think like a kid and hopes to play on all the designs she creates!

We asked her about working on her first project for Greenspan, which was to design an Adventure Golf course in the theme of the St. Andrews Old Course for a caravan park.

It sounds like it was a great first project to jump straight into for her:

“The concept for the Adventure Golf Course was a joy to work on. I had the chance to utilise and adapt my architectural experience while letting my creative imagination run wild. I never thought my career would lead me to researching the history of the St. Andrew’s Old Course, but I’m glad it did! Understanding the intricacies of playing the links course, the history of the town, and the landscape was fascinating and crucial to developing a design that is empathetic and bespoke to the client and the place. I learn new things every day here!”

Clayton Caravan Park's Adventure Golf Course in the theme of the St. Andrews Old Course

Her passion certainly shows when it comes to delving deep into researching the project’s brief for the theme and letting her imagination flow through what she learns about it. The enthusiasm she exudes certainly brims to the top for each of her projects. It then seems to develop into an eagerness to see her concepts being turned into reality and wanting to see them in their fully completed form:

“I’m so excited to see a concept I’ve designed come to life on-site…in fact, I’m off to buy my train tickets to Scotland…I want to be first in line to play!”

We asked her what she enjoys the most about what she does and why:

“From a young age, what I have loved most about good architecture and design is the positive impact it has on people and communities.”

“Getting to draw and talk all day about exciting ideas with people who love and are passionate about what they do is an absolute gift. Bringing clients’ visions to life and seeing them get excited about their new project is so rewarding.”

“Mostly though, I love the opportunity to think like a kid, and design nearly entirely with the intention of creating joyful spaces that afford people the chance to relax, be together and create memories. You’re never too old to play!”

We love how the main reward she takes from her work is the joy she has seeing others reaping the fruit of her creative output. It shows how unadulterated she is by self-interest and the level of her empathy towards the entities that count the most – the people who come to use our Adventure Playscapes. Having the users enjoyment in mind is a motivation that we all have at Greenspan for each of our client projects.

We are grateful to have Hannah Day as a new member of the Greenspan team. We will wait to see, with great anticipation, her first Greenspan design is fully constructed and signed off.

Click here to get inspired and take a look at the amazing concept designs we produce.

Please contact us today to find out how we can design and build an inspirational Adventure Golf Course and/or Adventure Play area for you, via:

Phone: +44 (0) 2380 476 737

Latest Project

Llwyngwair Manor Hotel & Holiday Park Adventure Golf Course

We enhanced Llwyngwair Manor Park with a stunning bespoke designed Adventure Golf Course to entertain visitors and guests.

Greenspan was selected to design and build a woodland themed adventure golf course for a holiday park and historical hotel complex nestled amongst the stunning Pembrokeshire countryside in southwest Wales. The course is made up of 18 themed holes, complimented with expertly crafted features such as woodland creatures, flora, and locally themed elements. As player make their way around the course they will hear local wildlife sound effects to further immerse them.

The Park owners wanted to boost their leisure attraction offering by rejuvenating a space right next to the main hotel building, where a dilapidated concrete tennis court sat.

Since opening, it is proving to have a massive impact on the popularity of the park, with increased bookings from both holiday seekers and outside passing visitors.

The Llwyngwair Manor Holiday Park is set in the 55 acres of rolling grassland and woodland of Llwyngwair Estate, right by the River Nevern near Newport. The site is in a scenic location that attracts holidaymakers from afar, who have the choice of either guesting within the main hotel, staying in one of their static caravans or they can book a plot to pitch up a tent.

Client testimony:
“We have been so impressed with Greenspan, throughout the whole process, from start to finish. They have been so professional and efficient with everything, it really has been excellent for our busy schedules managing the site. The ideas produced during the design phase were great and really represented the local area. Plus they were so accommodating throughout the project. We would definitely recommend Greenspan as a design and build partner to anyone.”

 – Meleri Clare Ennis, General Manager

To find out how we can enhance your leisure space with an inspirationally designed Adventure Golf course please click here

To find out more about Llwyngwair Manor Holiday Park please click here

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