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EDDIE DOWERS | Business Development Manager VIC and TAS

edowers@streetfurniture.com
03 8370 8863

Eddie is a qualified horticulturalist, with a major in concept landscape design. He has 20 years of experience as a landscape and horticulturalist consultant, including design and construct, and piloted government initiatives in the horticultural industry.

Eddie has authored industry papers and worked with the CSIRO to develop world-first omnidirectional anti-slip decking and pedestrian boards for public space.

What inspires you?

Nature.

Your favourite product and why?

The Cafe range, as customers can funkify the product with outlandish colours.

Cafe Stools at Eaglehawk Regional Play Space.


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recent news

Street Furniture Australia is now 100% Carbon Neutral

Street Furniture Australia’s entire product range and manufacturing operation has received carbon neutral certification through Climate Active™. Achieving carbon neutral certification marks a significant milestone in our operation and the culmination of a four year long process of detailed measurement and analysis. Climate Active™ is the only Australian government-backed carbon neutral certification programme for businesses to measure, reduce, and offsets their carbon emissions. It is one of the most rigorous carbon-neutral programs in the world. An approved Emissions Reduction Strategy (ERS) is central to achieving certification through Climate Active. Street Furniture Australia has elected to use SBTi validated science-based targets to ensure their ERS is meaningful and aligns with the 2015 Paris Agreement – to limit global temperature rises to 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels. For those emissions that can’t be …

  • 20 jun 2024
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Trend Watch June 2024

Ten principles for designing play spaces for neurodiverse children The growing body of research around inclusive design has deepened our understanding of this important area, paving the way for projects like Hassell’s new Mildred Creak Playground. Before the revitalisation of Edward Millen Park on Whadjuk Country in Perth, Western Australia, Hassell’s Senior Associate, Hannah Galloway and her team at Hassell met with teachers at Carson Street School and the Autism Association of Western Australia. They created ten key principles for designing play spaces for all children. Galloway said their goal was to design a unique space for all children to enjoy, regardless of their neurodiverse traits. “By incorporating sensory elements, promoting social interaction and providing spaces for regrouping and control, we can create environments where every child can thrive.” Hassell’s ten …

  • 19 jun 2024
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Book a Climate Action Workshop for your office

Melissa Gerke, our Communications and Education Specialist, is bringing a fun, interactive and informative presentation about our carbon neutral journey and latest products to customers in cities around Australia and in the US. In 30 minutes (plus Q&A) we will explore materials and finishes, touch and feel samples, and bond with your colleagues over delicious treats. There will also be a mystery prize for a lucky winner (optional). 2024 cities and dates include: Select from three catering options (optional): To book, contact Melissa Gerke mgerke@streetfurniture.com

  • 19 apr 2024
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