Join Our ASLA Urban Design Talk

Lighting and yarn bombing makes #BackyardExperiment feel safe at night. Photo: Jackie Chan, WE-EF

Come on our Urban Design PPN EXPO tour during the 2018 ASLA Meeting in Philadelphia and see how we’ve quantified the impact of design with activation projects in Australia.

Earn PDH by joining this Professional Practice Network (PPN) tour on Sunday October 21, from 9.45am to 10.45am – go to PPN Live to register, only 30 places available. The Expo is located at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, from October 19-22, 2018.

Many of us have seen the effects of great place design on a community’s social and mental health, and business prosperity. Most of your clients would value these effects, if they could be proven with hard data. You might have considered how smart city technologies can help. Join us to examine two Australian case studies that aim to quantify the impact of design, with amazing results.

In 2016 #BackyardExperiment, an eight-day activation in Canberra, attracted nearly 250% more dwellers to spend time in a thoroughfare. Social groups increased by up to 780%. Learn how we achieved this, how we measured it, and how we hope to create similar results with user-centered design in a second six-month project.

Take these findings home to show your clients, using the power of data to demonstrate why great place design and landscape architecture is a MUST.

Through this talk we aim to:

  1. Explore ways to quantify the impact of great place design.
  2. Understand how engaging the community and user-centered design techniques can benefit place activation.
  3. Combine human stories with data for compelling case studies that demonstrate the true value of great place design.

We are one of four companies presenting on the tour, the fourth stop at around 10.34am after talks by Scofield, Victor Stanley and WunderCovers.

Please stop by for a visit at Booth 1439, where we are launching the PowerMe™ charging table and Aria Seating System. Say g’day, recharge your phone, and try our new Build ARIA augmented reality app.

Add Street Furniture Australia to your personal Expo planner!

Floorplan-700

Look out for the Bronte Beach banner:

Bondi Banner ASLA

For more information about our stand, visit the StreetChat article Meet us at ASLA.


make an enquiry

Opening hours are from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

enquire now

recent news

Join Us For Tea Time (via Zoom)

Take a quick (and educational) tea break with us! Customers are invited to join a fast and interactive one-on-one Zoom chat with your local Street Furniture Australia representative to learn about street furniture trends, new products and latest projects.  Presentations are guaranteed no longer than 10-minutes plus Q&A. Choose from: The Linea range. Wood Without Worry. Or request a custom presentation. Each participant will receive a T2 Ten gift box, which includes 10 teas and tisanes – China Jasmine, French Early Grey, Green Rose, Lemongrass & Ginger, Melbourne Breakfast, Morning Sunshine, New York Breakfast, Packs a Peach, Sleep Tight and Tummy Tea. Book by contacting us on teatime@streetfurniture.com, or via the button below. Win $500 worth of pots from Garden Life The first 20 Tea Time bookings for Australian customers …

  • 25 sep 2020
read more

Introducing Linea

The Linea range is sleek and minimalist. 100% stainless steel frames support many colours, lengths and mounting types, including plinth and wall-fixed options.

  • 2 feb 2021
read more

The future bus stop: our collaboration with Monash Mobility Design Lab

Street Furniture Australia collaborated with Mobility Design Lab from Monash University to reimagine how urban bus stops and shelters could look, feel and work in the near future. The concept proposal was recently shortlisted for the Smarter Hobart Challenge, an international design competition launched by the City of Hobart in 2020. The competition called for “innovative and exciting ideas to help transform Hobart’s public transport services, and help make waiting for the bus reliable, safe, accessible and socially connective.” More than 120 entries were received from teams in Australia, the US, India, South America, Russia, Ukraine, Singapore, Hong Kong, Italy and France. The concept by Monash University and Street Furniture Australia was one of five finalists. Bus travel can sometimes suffer from “a less optimal image” compared with other modes …

  • 26 jul 2021
read more

related news

Meet us at ASLA

The PowerMe™ Table and Aria Seating System will launch in the US at the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in 2018, October 19-22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Aria and PowerMe allow communities to sit back, relax and recharge their devices, and to work, dine and socialize outdoors in public space. Join us for this exciting debut at Booth 1439 – come say g’day, charge up your phone, and try our new Build ARIA augmented reality app. Add Street Furniture Australia to your personal Expo planner! Look for the Bronte Beach banner: PowerMe™ PowerMe™ is a charging table that integrates with a range of Street Furniture Australia seats, including the Aria System, so you can sit back, relax and recharge. We’ve all been caught without battery: PowerMe provides peace of mind in …

  • 16 oct 2018
read more

Australia’s First Smart Bench

PowerMe™ is Australia’s first smart bench. It is a table that integrates with a wide range of seats to enable people to sit back, connect and power up their phones. As we now rely on our phones to manage our schedules, catch up on news and for loved ones to contact us, especially in emergencies, running out of battery when out and about is not an option. Charging points in public spaces will provide peace of mind. The smart system is the first of its kind to be designed and made in Australia. It is compatible with Street Furniture Australia seats in different environments, including: The new Aria seating system, for modern, urban locations. The Classic Galleria range, for more traditional and heritage environments. The Mall range, classic and versatile to suit a …

  • 24 sep 2018
read more

Augmented Reality is Here

What if you could stand onsite at your next project and explore how furniture could be placed, with your phone? A new way to envision and experiment with configuring the Aria Seating System – in situ or from your office – is here, with the Street Furniture Australia Build ARIA app now available in the App Store for iPhone and iPad. Watch the step-by-step guide on how to use the app: To access, search for Build ARIA in the app store, or scan this QR code: The app aims to make specifying and sharing concepts easier and more enjoyable, says Design and Marketing Manager June Lee Boxsell. The latest Augmented Reality (AR), technology is now capable of realistic and accurate virtual renderings that spring to life on your phone or tablet. “When we saw the first …

  • 17 sep 2018
read more