Take a quick (and educational) tea break with us! Customers are invited to book in a 10-minute Zoom or Microsoft Teams chat to learn about new products. Presentations are guaranteed no longer than 10-minutes plus Q&A. Choose from: ChillOUT Tree (recommended) Latest Linea additions. Wood Without Worry. Or request a custom presentation. Each participant will receive a T2 gift box (optional). Book by contacting us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the button below. Win one of three BLUNT umbrellas Tea Time bookings for Australian customers during August and September will go into a draw for a chance to win one of three BLUNT umbrellas, valued at up to $159. Winners will be notified on 1st October 2022. Image: BLUNT.
Are You Going to the AILA Festival?
The AILA Festival, more officially known as the International Festival of Landscape Architecture, is our favourite event of the year.
Every year the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) works to deliver memorable experiences for its members through four days of discovery, knowledge exchange and opportunities to connect with design, nature and public realm experts.
This year’s theme, The Square and the Park, carefully curated by Cassandra Chilton (Rush Wright Associates), Jillian Waliss (University of Melbourne) and Kirsten Bauer (ASPECT Studios), will explore how we conceive, design, fund, construct and manage urban open space in our contemporary context.
Street Furniture Australia proudly sponsors our sixth annual festival, which will run from 10-13 October in Melbourne. Here are some must-see events and experiences.
Book your tickets at the AILA website.
1. The Square and the Park Conference
Exploring perspectives of the designer, critic and government, three keynote addresses will introduce contemporary ideas and critical reflections on the Square and the Park from around the world. Speakers include Günther Vogt (Switzerland), Julia Czerniak (US), and Kyung-Jin Zoh (South Korea).
2. The Future Park Ideas Exhibition
This competition challenges professional and emerging landscape architects, urban designers, architects and planners to speculate on new park possibilities for a future Melbourne. Shortlisted entries will be on public exhibition in the Dulux Gallery at the University of Melbourne from 8am-6pm, weekdays.
Date: Open on the Thursday and Friday of the Festival, 7-31 October 2019
Time: 8am-6pm weekdays
Location: Dulux Gallery, Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne
3. The Square and the Park Park
A new pop-up outdoor conference breakout area in Federation Square furnished by Street Furniture Australia. Relax and catch up with friends between sessions.
Date: Friday 11 – Saturday 12 October 2019
Time: All day
Location: Federation Square
4. 2019 National Landscape Architecture Awards
An annual celebration of the leading projects shaping green, open and public spaces across Australia.
5. Street Furniture Australia After Party
Sample our complimentary signature Street Furniture Australia cocktail and bar tab to celebrate the festival. The three winners of the Ready, Jet Set, Go! premium carry-on competition will be announced. RSVP essential.
Date: Saturday 12 October 2019
Location: Beer DeLuxe Federation Square, the Deck and Meadow
Cost: Free, RSVP essential
6. Ready, Jet Set, Go! Competition
Street Furniture Australia is giving away three Herschel Trade Carry-On suitcases, valued at $329 each, in Vermillion Orange, White and Olive. Enter by popping your business card in the bowl in front of your preferred colour at our competition stand, at the conference. The winner will be announced at the Street Furniture Australia After Party on Saturday night (must RSVP).
Date: Friday 11 – Saturday 12 October 2019
Time: Enter all day
Location: Competition stand at the Conference
Announced: At the Street Furniture Australia After Party, Saturday 12 October, 5.10pm
Street Furniture Australia products will be on show at the ASLA 2022 EXPO in San Francisco, from November 12 to 13, 2022. Visit Booth 251 to see the sleek and minimalist Linea range, including Cubes, Platform, Sun Lounge, Seats, Curved Bench and Picnic Settings, and complementary Monsoon Litter Bins and Cafe Stools. Check out a variety of durable and low-maintenance materials and colours including five Wood Without Worry aluminium woodgrain batten shades, the new Earthy Pastel powdercoat range, and DuraBright fade-resistant colours. Street Furniture Australia will co-present the stand with California-based partner Spruce & Gander, who represent our products as an exclusive distributor in California, Ohio, Texas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana and Kentucky. Dates and times:Saturday, November 12, 2022. 9:30am – 6:00pm.Sunday, November 13, 2022. 10:00am – …
Street Furniture Australia is donating $40,000 worth of furniture from breakout spaces from the 2022 Festival of Landscape Architecture: COUNTRY to The Murri School, an Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School in Brisbane. The collection of Linea Seats, Cubes, Curved Benches, Sun Lounges and Picnic Settings includes a pair painted by artist Casey Coolwell-Fisher, a Quandamooka, Nunukul woman of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island, Queensland) – commissioned by Street Furniture Australia and Blaklash Creative. Director of Blaklash Creative and member of the Festival Creative Directorate Troy Casey says, “A huge part of the festival was about how we can ensure that community gets something from it. We spent two days sharing our culture, our experiences, and the responsibility to positive impact. We can’t really do that without giving back to mob, …
Street Furniture Australia has confirmed its ongoing six year partnership with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), signing on for a further two years. The company has been a national sponsor and supporting corporate partner since 2014. “AILA is proud to continue this relationship with our longer-term partner, Street Furniture Australia,” says Tim Arnold, AILA CEO. “Street Furniture Australia has been committed to research, innovation and supporting the landscape architecture profession. “We’ve previously joined forces on things like #BackyardExperiment and Future Street; more recently they lead a research project, Woden Experiment at the Woden Town Square in Canberra. I’m excited to see what the partnership will bring into the future.” Street Furniture Australia will be a sponsor of the 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The Square and the …
Driverless shuttles, park benches that charge your phone and bins that send alerts when they’re full – the Future Street showed smart cities are within our grasp today. The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IOTAA) and Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) built the street of the future at Circular Quay on Alfred Street, in front of Customs House in October 2017. Place Design Group, as the design partner, curated Green, Complete and Smart Street zones to imagine the best placemaking outcomes for street designs of the future. “We found that people were using the seats, tables and platforms for work and social gatherings. Build it and they will come, is a good lesson for providing more infrastructure like this in our streets,” …
Seven partners from the team that brought #BackyardExperiment to Garema Place met with landscape architects in Canberra to unpack the collaboration and shout the results from AILA’s rooftop. June Boxsell, Marketing Manager with Street Furniture Australia, joined MC Jane Easthope from In The City Canberra, Darren Mansfield from Context, the ACT Government’s City Activation Manager Caitlin Bladin, Anthony Linard from ACT Lighting Society, Alena Leonardi from WE-EF LIGHTING, Dave Raison from Lawn Solutions Australia and AILA CEO Shahana McKenzie. “#BackyardExperiment was a small project that produced big results. We have proof now that this combination of seats, art, colour, lighting and lawn, almost doubled visitation to Garema Place,” said June Boxsell. “What was most eye-opening was the new mix of people. To me it was a visual feast. There was …