For the first time in Australia, architects and designers are able to download plans, elevations and 3D models of Street Furniture Australia products. Our new website features a Designer Portal, a comprehensive CAD library of benches, tables, litter containers, bollards, bicycle stands, drinking fountains, tree surrounds and more. Designer Portal contains DWG and SKP formats to insert into your specifications. If you would like 24-hour access to Street Furniture CAD files, apply here for login access Access is granted to approved applicants only.
Take this quiz to test your urban streetscape knowledge and for the chance to win the latest iPod shuffle. Answers and results by profession will be posted June 30 2012. All responses will be confidential. 1) What is a bollard? a) A dog bowl that is attached to a drinking fountain b) A short post used to divert traffic from an area or road c) A male Bollywood actor 2) What kind of metal is the least corrosive and therefore most suitable for outdoor furniture? a) Aluminium b) Platinum c) Iron 3) What is the correct term for this definition: A roofed passageway or indoor court usually containing a variety of shops or businesses. a) Concourse b) Galleria c) Plaza 4) What would you use this object from Street Furniture …
Our bench was featured on Channel Seven’s top rating show Dancing with the Stars. Packed to the Rafters actress Zoe Cramond and professional dance partner Aric Yegudkin danced an emotional fox trot using the Street Furniture bench as a prop for the romantic interlude. The program was televised at 6.30pm on Sunday 29th April 2012. The routine can also be viewed on the official website on Yahoo 7! To see more about the product, go to Galleria Slim Bench CMG8.
How do landscapes keep us healthy? BLOOM is a thought provoking exhibition curated by Gweneth Leigh in partnership with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects that demonstrates how the built environment impacts our health and well being. Displayed throughout the exhibition are Street Furniture Australia products as well as leading landscape architecture examples from around Australia. Explored topics include: The role of ‘healing’ landscapes within hospitals and aged care facilities How schools are using the outdoors for tackling childhood obesity The impact of gardens within prisons The value of community gardens within cities How reclaiming roads for pedestrian use can improve the health of cities BLOOM will be held at the Gallery of Australian Design in Canberra from May 8 to June 9 2012.
Jon Dee – founder of Do Something and Go Tap – spoke on The Project about how bottled water is an overpriced ‘consumer con’ that excessively increases our landfill. Street Furniture Australia has partnered with Jon Dee to help make more drinking fountains and refill stations available in public areas. More fountains means less bottled water, which is kinder to your wallet and our environment. For more information on the Arqua Fountain, please see the Arqua Fountain Brochure.
LGP308-2 Playground, Open Space and Recreational Infrastructure See all of our Australian state government contracts. Purpose: To facilitate a supply contract for street and park furniture and fittings which deliver value for money through a combined spend arrangement with NSW councils and LGP. Objectives: Make rates for councils as favourable for the smallest councils as they are for the largest councils. Provide council with choices in terms of suppliers and themes and styles of products. Outcomes: It is expected that the following outcomes will be achieved from the tender process: Competitive pricing based on the total combined purchasing influence of New South Wales Local Govt. One, but most likely a panel of providers to meet the varying needs of the councils requirements. Suppliers of a wide range of goods that …