5 Inspiring Stories of Great Public Places: The Project for Public Spaces has added five more entries to its international Great Public Spaces database. In Moscow, 18 lanes of the capital’s ring road have been reduced to no more than 10 at any point to create the Garden Ring, with 13 new public spaces, 20 crosswalks, generous promenades and 2880 new trees. In Vancouver, Alley Oop (pictured above) transforms an underused laneway into a place for play, with areas marked for basketball and hopscotch, seating and tables for comfort and a dedicated clean team. Strangers are seen playing together. In Bristol, Electric Moon is an artwork and low-cost lighting installation designed to help pedestrians and cyclists see each other at a trouble spot on a dark shared path. Historic Burns Court welcomes visitors …
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Our purpose is to bring lasting enjoyment to public places.
We believe that street furniture plays a central role in animating and connecting places. It ensures a place is vital, accessible and enriching for its community.
Our active research and development program puts users at the heart of everything we do. Since 1986 we have furnished more than 25,000 places in Australia and around the globe.
Together with our design, custodian and contracting partners, we strive to make public places enjoyable for all.
Street Furniture Australia is visiting the United States in February, with international sales representative Juanita Marlowe touring Los Angeles and San Francisco. The visit kicked off in the city of angels with a Lunch and Learn session at a leading landscape architecture practice, where the #BackyardExperiment 10-minute documentary film was received with interest. Screening of #BackyardExperiment. Juanita’s presentation. Each guest received a healthy lunch hamper from Lemonade, while hearing from Juanita about inspiring smart city and activation projects taking place in Australia, and the exciting range of products that can be exported to the US. The sales team is also looking forward to sharing these stories at the ASLA Annual Meeting in San Diego in November, after successfully debuting Aria and PowerMe™ at the 2018 conference and expo. Juanita could not resist taking …
The Aria Seating System, PowerMe™ charging tables and eBins will be on show at Street Furniture Australia’s exhibit, Stand C069, next month at Civenex. The infrastructure expo takes place on March 14-15, 2019 at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney. It is co-located with the Sydney Build Expo. Visit our stand to meet our team and see how the modular Aria suite works, test our new augmented reality app, charge your phone and laptop at the PowerMe™ Tables and explore the eBin Smartsensor dashboard to learn how it can save you money. Aria and Augmented Reality The Aria Seating System is a modular kit of parts that allows designers to create custom configurations. Tailor site-specific settings for the community with opportunities to work, dine and socialise outdoors. Aria includes one, two …