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Canterbury-Bankstown Reignites Future Street
The City of Canterbury Bankstown transformed a section of North Terrace in Bankstown into an interactive experience for a week in June. The Future Street exhibit showcased how landscape, infrastructure and technology may advance the city to become more liveable, productive and sustainable.
Future Street Canterbury-Bankstown also highlighted two of the city’s major projects under consultation: the ‘Smart CBCity Roadmap‘ and ‘Bankstown Complete Streets Transport and Place Plan‘.
The 2019 pop-up follows the original 2017 Future Street activation, held in front of Customs House in Circular Quay – a project designed by Place Design Group with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, Smart Cities Council ANZ and the Internet of Things Alliance Australia.
To help demonstrate these ideas, product vendors including Street Furniture Australia, Smart Sensor, Lime, Andreasen’s Green and Hyundai displayed their latest smart tech including smart benches, smart bins, e-scooters, e-bikes and an electric car.
Mayor Khal Asfour says the City’s future will be exciting for residents and visitors: “This all might sound like science fiction but, in truth, it’s fast becoming reality.”
“The aim is to transform street and civic spaces into more attractive, safer, sustainable, usable places, that are easier to navigate, enjoy and do business in. It’s all about improving quality of life and providing more efficient services,” he says.
Place Design Group was appointed by Council to deliver the installation. Chris Isles, Executive Director of Planning, says the project demonstrates how councils can engage communities to interact with smart city strategies.
“The CBCity Future Street brings Council’s vision and future plans to life in pop-up format, which allows the community to physically experience what a street in Canterbury Bankstown could look like in the future,” he says.
While seating and tables will play a large part in encouraging people to enjoy the outdoors in the streets of the future, says Isles, the Aria Smart Bench adds further amenity with charging and WiFi.
“This kind of infrastructure is going to be really important, allowing people to charge their phones when they’re out and about. It also has a really nice social aspect to it, for the homeless community and others who don’t have easy access to charging on a day-to-day basis,” he says.
“We particularly love this smart bench because it is Australian made.”
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, …