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 …
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Three landscape architects share their thoughts on the Voice History is calling as Australians head to the polls for a referendum on October 14, 2023, to vote on enshrining an Indigenous Voice to Parliament in the Constitution. The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) said it encourages all members to “engage deeply with the available information, contemplate its implications, and arrive at an informed stance that aligns with your values and beliefs. “As landscape architects, we often find ourselves at the intersection of nature, culture, politics and history, aiming to craft spaces that resonate with the stories and experiences of those who inhabit them. This unique position imparts a special responsibility upon us to be both informed and sensitive to the cultural dimensions of our work.” AILA has compiled referendum …
Charlene Bordley (photo: right), the visionary founder of Parramatta Bike Hub, Parramatta Bike Tours and Addventageous, creates programs for ‘hard-to-reach’ groups including First Nations communities, women, seniors and disadvantaged youth. She met with StreetChat writer Kari Hill at the new home of the Parramatta Bike Hub on Wangal country, along the Parramatta River in Sydney Olympic Park. Charlene’s passion for making a difference in the community can be seen across the many social enterprise programs she runs. Wearing her uniform of blue, yellow and green, each colour symbolises a program: Blue for Addvantageous, Yellow for Parramatta Bike Tours and Green for the Parramatta Bike Hub. Social enterprise Addvantageous started off as a school program when Charlene gained confidence as a returning cyclist later in life. She experienced the benefits of …
Mission Australia’s DAYS Youth Withdrawal and Respite Centre courtyard is the winner of the Good Cause Giveaway, a competition by Street Furniture Australia, AILA National and AILA WA to find a local charity project to receive a donation of break-out furniture from the 2021 International Festival of Landscape Architects, held in Perth in October. Peta-Maree Ashford, Director of Emerge Associates and landscape architect for the project, said, “There are no words that will do justice to the absolute joy I am feeling at this donation to the Mission Australia DAYS project. Our small budget was organised by Property Council Australia through crowd funding and favours provided by a strong construction community, especially LD TOTAL and Benara Nurseries. I was dizzy with the amount of goodwill freely offered. “Of all our …
As part of celebrations with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects this month, Street Furniture Australia is hosting a Lucky Door Prize for AILA members at each virtual State awards ceremony. Enter via the form below! The Prize The Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker is small but powerful, rugged and waterproof. It delivers crisp, balanced sound and unmatched bass for its size. Strap it to your bike, backpack or esky with its tear-resistant silicone strap. A great companion for cycling and sojourns into nature. How Do I Enter? Join our StreetChat community to receive public domain and street furniture news in your inbox each month. (See our latest issue.) Already a subscriber? No worries, enter via the form and you are still in the running. Ts&Cs: Competition is open to …
Thank you to the #WFHWarriors who answered our call for creative workspace selfies, for a chance to win the latest Bose 700 noise cancelling headphones (with charging case). These are challenging times, so thank you to all participants for opening a window into your lives with photos of your kids, your pets, your improvised offices, your impressive WFH setups. Our judges have deliberated and are pleased to announce an Australian winner and a US winner. Congratulations to … Chloe from Victoria, Australia Caption: Working from home goals VS reality. Chloe made us green with envy with her gorgeous plant-filled desk space. Then she showed us the realities of the daily grind. Thank you for sharing. Chip from Berkeley, US Caption: No virtual background needed in my home office! Chip is …