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Flower Chair to make festival debut

As the International Festival of Landscape Architecture approaches, Street Furniture Australia is gearing up to release prototypes of the fixed, yet movable, Flower Chair. Last month StreetChat brought you our White Paper on the movable seat, exploring how public spaces become more inviting with the ability to decide your position. Flower Chair is a novel approach to the movable seat that is fixed to the ground, yet allows sitters to adjust their outlook. The seat will swivel 360 degrees, empowering sitters to look for the best view, interact with neighbours or enjoy some solo time, and change their position in relation to the sun. Fixed at the base, it provides an opportunity for placemakers to experiment with movable seating, with the added peace of mind that their assets cannot ‘walk’. …

  • 3 jun 2016
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In Profile: Anthony Bastic

Vivid light curator and international event designer Anthony Bastic activates public spaces, often after dark, with light projections and art installations for massive audiences. About to bathe Sydney in colour with Vivid, StreetChat asks how the places landscape architects design inform his work. What drew you to a career in events, particularly outdoor events? I have always had a passion for attending outdoor events, whether it be a music concert, parade, fireworks display or theatre performance in a park. My parents would take my siblings, cousins and I along to see everything free that was on offer: Sydney Festival concerts in the Domain, Hyde Park events, NYE Fireworks and so on. It became the norm in my family to experience all these wonderful events that were outside of their usual venue. One of …

  • 2 jun 2016
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