Street Furniture Australia is honoured to be named winner of the Built Environment category at the inaugural Australian Smart Cities Awards in October 2018. These are the country’s first awards recognising leadership, best practice and action to advance the smart cities movement, evaluated by a seven-person jury chaired by David Singleton AM. The winners were announced at Smart Cities Week in Sydney, organised by the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand. Street Furniture Australia received the Built Environment award for #BackyardExperiment, an eight-day activation of Garema Place, Canberra, which took place in October 2016. It was a small project that made a big impact. By adopting a people-first approach and quantifying the impact of design, the method of activation became an international case study. #BackyardExperiment was one of Australia’s first …
The Winner of the Drone is …
We are excited to announce the winner of the drone competition is Matthew Moore from Brisbane!
Matthew’s picturesque post on Instagram of our Aria Seat on the beach has made him the proud owner of a DJI Spark Mini:
Thank you to everyone who entered for your Aria augmented reality creations. Some are included below.
The challenge was to design an Aria configuration in the Build Aria app, view it in an interesting location in AR, and post a screenshot on social media using the hashtag #BuildARIA.
Aria at HOTA, Gold Coast, by Tilly Caddy.
Aria at Fingal Head, by Jory Leatch.
Aria at the BMX track, by Hippylife.
Aria in the meeting room and office, by Ingrid Keecheng.
Aria perspective play, by Bec Evans.
Virtually charging with PowerMe, by Four Landscape Studio.
Aria at the lake, playground, pony club and lookout, by Jory Leatch.
Aria in the office, by Emma Judd.
Aria by Emily Schwark.
Aria on the Moon, by Murray Lowndes.
If you would like to experiment with your own Aria creation, the app is available to download for iPhone (later than 6) and iPad.
Search for Build ARIA in the App Store, or scan this QR code:
The Android version is coming soon.
For a tutorial on how to use the app, watch the video below.
Video: How to Win A Drone
As only around ten people have entered so far, we have extended the deadline till December 3rd 2018. To celebrate the launch of our first app, we are giving away a DJI Spark Drone valued at $630. This hi-tech drone will take beautiful footage of your projects in style. The app, called Build ARIA uses photorealistic Augmented Reality technology to visualise your furniture creation in your office or at the actual project location. To enter, simply download the app and publish your Aria on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #BuildARIA. Video: How to Win A Drone To get the app, search for Build ARIA in the App Store for iPhone and iPad, or scan this QR code: DJI Spark is a mini drone with intelligent flight control options that will help you film and show …
Try Build ARIA for a chance to win a drone! Go to the competition page to enter. Ends December 3. What if you could stand onsite at your next project and explore how furniture could be placed, with your phone? A new way to envision and experiment with configuring the Aria Seating System – in situ or from your office – is here, with the Street Furniture Australia Build ARIA app now available in the App Store for iPhone and iPad. To access, search for Build ARIA in the app store, or scan this QR code: The app aims to make specifying and sharing concepts easier and more enjoyable, says Design and Marketing Manager June Lee Boxsell. The latest Augmented Reality (AR), technology is now capable of realistic and accurate virtual renderings that spring to life on your phone or …