Basket Ball Backing Board – City of Melbourne

  • 2016

  • Product
    Sport and Lifestyle

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City of Melbourne

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Complaints had been made from residents about the level of noise created by activity from the sports courts in Docklands. Noise levels were taken, and the impact of ball onto backboard came up as the highest reading. So the brief was to come up with a solution to decrease the volume.

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  • The backboard that was designed is a one-piece waterjet-cut aluminium plate, designed to decrease the physical surface area the ball can contact, as well being rigid enough to not require a frame. It was designed to retro-fit onto the existing standard poles and rings that were already installed