The Arqua Fountain, an advanced hi-tech drinking fountain, is now available with integrated dog bubbler. The all-in-one fountain allows passers-by to take a drink, refill a 600 ml bottle, and even rehydrate their dog, with minimum fuss. Street Furniture Australia has been continually refining the Arqua Fountain since its first release in 2006. More than 700 Arqua Fountains have been installed in schools, parks, transport hubs and on university campuses. The dog bubbler, activated by stepping on a paw button, creates an instant water supply at ground-level, then drains the water to maintain hygiene. A number of new features make this innovative bubbler stand out. The dog bubbler, activated by stepping on a paw button, creates an instant water supply at ground-level, then drains the water to maintain hygiene. It is …
what we do
As a design-focused manufacturer, Street Furniture Australia is dedicated to improving the public realm through innovative and timeless products.
Since 1986, our company has been involved in the supply of street furniture for more than 25,000 projects, both public and private, around Australia and the world.
From sketchpad to manufacture, sales to after-market service, we provide a comprehensive service. Whether a standard, tailored or wholly custom-built product is required, we have a range of solutions for your urban or landscape project.
All products use the highest quality materials and are assembled at our Australian factory for greater attention to detail and quality control. Street Furniture Australia is strongly committed to design and actively seeks to maintain leadership in innovation within the industry.
On 16 September, Street Furniture Australia (SFA) hosted 30 people from various manufacturing backgrounds for a site visit at our Regents Park factory in western Sydney. The event was organised by the Lean Network, a not-for-profit organisation run by practitioners, for practitioners, with the explicit purpose of sharing knowledge. Chris Morgan, SFA Production Manager, led the presentation. He gave examples of cellular manufacturing, process flow, ergonomics and safety, Kanban material replenishment, assembly jigs and fixtures specific to SFA. A video screening of the Concourse Seat assembly process for Sydney Trains was a powerful demonstration of the effective application of ‘lean thinking’; that is, a philosophy that focuses on the reduction of non-value-adding activities or waste derived mostly from the Toyota Production System. John Mills, NSW Business Adviser, AusIndustry, who attended the …
Few designers have made such an indelible mark on Sydney’s urban spaces, infrastructure and architecture as Darrel Conybeare and Bill Morrison. Together, these two have produced innovations so pervasive through Sydney that they have become part of the ‘furniture’ – yet their significance has largely gone unrecognised. From Circular Quay to Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour and Kings Cross, Conybeare and Morrison’s design expertise has shaped some of Sydney’s most prominent public spaces and enriched the lives of its communities. Here is the untold story of how Conybeare and Morrison – directors and founders of Street Furniture Australia – influenced many of Sydney’s most iconic locations. Read the full article, from Outdoor Design Source.