Street Furniture Australia is proud to announce a new partnership with the Landscape Foundation of Australia, as their first Founding Partner. The Foundation is a newly formed not-for-profit dedicated to championing the protection, restoration, enhancement and sustainable management of natural environments in Australian cities and towns. With nearly 90% of Australians now living in cities and townships, the Foundation is committed to halting the decline of natural environments and restoring a sustainable relationship between people and nature, to ensure their mutual health and survival. The visionaries behind the Foundation – founding directors Linda Corkery, Noel Corkery, Catherin Bull AM and Chris Champion – share the belief that environmental degradation can be reversed through high quality planning, design and management practices. Through grant-making and facilitation, the Foundation will fund research to …
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As a national partner Street Furniture Australia is proudly supporting the AILA 2023 Festival of Landscape Architecture UN/EARTH on Kaurna Meyunna Yerta (Kaurna People’s Country) and surrounding regions on 19-22 October 2023.
Here are seven of our upcoming festival highlights:
1. UN/EARTH program now available
The festival program brings together streams of thought that engage with the elements and life below and within the earth’s surface, with four themes: DEEP EARTH / RAW EARTH / FERTILE EARTH / SUBTERRANEAN EARTH.
Theoretical conversations and talks, presented by international speakers during the conference at the Adelaide National Wine Centre, are enriched by walks and expeditions on Country.
Date: Thursday 19 October – Sunday 22 October 2023.
Location: Tours and fringe events – various. Conference – National Wine Centre.
Cost: Purchase your ticket on the UN/EARTH registration page.
2. Official Welcome to Country
The official Festival Welcome to Country ceremony by Jamie Goldsmith with Kardla Miyurna performers.
3. 2023 AILA National Landscape Architecture Awards Ceremony
The national awards celebrates exemplary landscape architecture projects from around the country, with all 2023 state recipients progressing to the final. Cheer on the winning projects while networking with peers, then enjoy the musical stylings of South Australian singer-songwriter Surahn Sidhu.
Date: Thursday 19 October.
Time: 6.30pm to 10.30pm.
Location: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide.
Cost: Purchase your ticket with AILA.
4. Good Cause Giveaway
View the latest Linea seating products at the conference including Seats, Benches and Cubes, curated by the Festival Creative Directors. Street Furniture Australia is donating the $45k worth of show-products to a local charity project in Adelaide after the event. The winner will be selected by the Creative Directorate and announced on Day 1 of the UN/EARTH conference.
Date: On display from Friday 20 October – Saturday 21 October.
Location: Conference outdoor space, National Wine Centre.
5. AILA Fellows Dinner (invitation-only)
The Fellows Dinner is back! AILA Fellows are invited to connect and enjoy a delicious dinner at the award-winning restaurant at The Lion Hotel. Sponsored by Street Furniture Australia and WE-EF.
Date: Friday 20 October.
Time: From 7.30pm.
Location: The Lion Hotel, 161 Melbourne St, North Adelaide.
Cost: Free, by invitation, rsvp essential to AILA.
6. The Street Furniture Australia After Party
Relax and conclude this year’s festival with fun giveaways (see below) and complimentary food and drinks at this Garden Bar party at the chic Electra House Hotel. This is an exclusive event for AILA Festival attendees only.
Date: Saturday 21 October.
Time: From 5.30pm – 8.00pm.
Location: Electra House Hotel, 31 King William St, Adelaide.
Cost: Free for festival attendees, rsvp essential via the AILA online portal or email email@example.com.
7. Special promotion: Are you Mustard, Plum or Greige?
Street Furniture Australia is giving away three Flowerpot VP9 lamps, a 1968 Vernor Panton design classic, valued at $355, in the colour of your choice. The portable lamp features lacquered metal construction, dimmable lighting and usb charging to elevate your living space.
Simply choose your favourite colour during the conference, with winners to be announced at the Street Furniture Australia After Party (see above).
Photo: Finnish Design Shop.
Date: Enter during the UN/EARTH conference, Friday 20 October – Saturday 21 October. Winner announced at the After Party.
Street Furniture Australia has donated $45k of Linea show-products to Baptist Care SA’s WestCare Centre, a project nominated by Swanbury Penglase, as part of the Good Cause Giveaway for the 2023 Festival of Landscape Architecture: UN/EARTH. Now in its third year, the 2023 Good Cause Giveaway received six fantastic entries from landscape architects and Councils for local Adelaide projects, with the winner selected by the UN/EARTH Festival Creative Directorate. The jury said: “The Festival creative directors found awarding this year’s Street Furniture Australia’s (extremely generous) Good Cause Giveaway a difficult task as all of the entries were very worthy.” Winners Swanbury Penglase with 2023 AILA Festival Creative Directorate. Photo: Frankie The Creative. “We were particularly conscious of the incredible work that the team of volunteers at Baptist Care SA’s WestCare …
Cumberland City Council, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and Street Furniture Australia in November co-hosted a factory tour and knowledge exchange for Councils about creating great public spaces and local manufacturing. Guest speakers presented enriching case studies and conversations about Country, climate, culture and community at the Street Furniture Australia factory, which is located within the Cumberland LGA in Western Sydney. 55 people attended the event. Head of Marketing and Innovation with Street Furniture Australia, June Lee Boxsell, said, “Activating Western Sydney was a fantastic opportunity to share ideas on bringing joy to our local communities while also celebrating the completion of Merrylands Civic Square — a remarkable human-centred development at the heart of Cumberland City Council. “With Street Furniture Australia positioned right at the doorstep of Western Sydney-based …
Street Furniture Australia and USA partner Spruce & Gander visited design firms in nine cities across Australia and Texas in 2023, delivering interactive Studio Workshops. The winners from each firm of our Rapid Ideation Game, which involved designing a playground in 10 minutes, went into a pool to win one of two fabulous grand prizes. Sydney Experience Including flights to Sydney, Australia, 5-star hotel, factory tour and Jazz at The Mint. Winner: Regan O’Brien, Ten Eyck Landscape Architects in Austin, Texas, USA. Adelaide AILA Festival Experience Including UN/EARTH conference ticket, flights, 5-star hotel and VIP dinner. Winner: Tingweiwei Wang, ASPECT Studios in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Congratulations to Regan and Tingweiwei! Would you like to book an in-person Studio Workshop for your team? Contact Tiffany firstname.lastname@example.org
Win $45k of Linea seating for your Adelaide charity project Are you working on a project for a community in need? Street Furniture Australia is donating show-products from the 2023 Festival of Landscape Architecture: UN/EARTH to a local cause in Adelaide. Linea Seats and Benches valued at $45,250 plus delivery is up for grabs, in a palette of Spotted Gum and Sensation Orange. The winner will be selected by the UN/EARTH Creative Directorate, and announced at the conference. Update: Entries closed on 20 September 2023. Thank you for your interest! Linea Seat540W x 790H x 600L 4 x Linea Seat 1-seater3 x Linea Seat 1-seater, armrest Linea Cube445W x 435H x 445L 6 x Linea Cube Linea Bench540W x 435H x 600L and 1800L 4 x Linea Bench 1-seater4 x …
Photo: KW Landscape Architects in San Antonio, Texas USA. 2 countries. 9 cities. 300 landscape architects. Street Furniture Australia’s Tiffany Hoy visited studios in Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart and Melbourne, in Australia, and with partner Spruce & Gander met firms in Houston, Dallas / Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin in Texas, USA, in June-July 2023. Our thanks to the hosting firms for your warm welcome, and for sharing your creativity in our Rapid Ideation Game, which involved arranging Linea furniture for a playground in only 10 minutes. We look forward to being part of your real-world persona experiences for Imagineers, Achievers, Thinkers, Sports Stars and Social Graduands. Some design firms stood out in notable ways: Most Out-of-the-Box Concept Goes to Oculus in Melbourne, for their existentialist meditation, ‘The Void.’ Most …