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Making of a Cider Fountain

Crisp apple cider, served via an Arqua Fountain, equals good nights ahead at the International Festival of Landscape Architecture. Street Furniture Australia’s production team have been working on the Batlow Cider Fountain to tour to Canberra this October. Production Manager Christopher Morgan took time from his busy schedule for the serious task of fountain testing, with a keg supplied by Batlow Cider. “It is safe to say our cider has never been served through drinking fountains before,” says Batlow’s Rich Coombes. “We are excited to partner with Street Furniture Australia to bring good times and great cider to the festival.” At our Regents Park factory, Morgan and his team are challenged with delivering the bubbly liquid in a steady, controlled stream, while preserving the dignity of waiters and esteemed guests. (No sudden spurts.) “After experimenting with several valves …

  • 19 sep 2016
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In Profile: Sarah Bendeich

As Infrastructure Planner for the City of Hobart, Sarah Bendeich is a landscape architect helping to shape the city’s future. She shares her work with StreetChat. The story behind this photo? I’m sitting on a precast concrete bench which was part of a streetscape upgrade in the Hobart Waterfront in Morrison Street – I was the project landscape architect. Morrison Street is being rolled out incrementally and will eventually provide a generous shared promenade linking one side of the Intercity Cycleway with Battery Point. This photo is from stage one of that project. The bench appears to hover on light at night time – it’s lit underneath. It’s five metres long and part of its function is as a vehicular barrier – we closed through traffic in Post Street as part of the …

  • 19 sep 2016
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