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. Each participant will receive a T2 Ten gift box. The T2 Ten box 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the button below. Win a weekend away with Airbnb The first 20 Tea Time bookings from April 1 2021 will go into a draw for a chance to win a …
Your Top Stories of 2019
We count down our subscribers’ most-viewed articles, profiles and case studies of the past 12 months. Is your favourite missing? Let us know.
9. The Ultimate Low Maintenance Aria Seat
Materials specified by DJAS Architecture for 12 Moore Street in Canberra are optimised for easy maintenance: only an occasional wash-down required. Aria Seat and Simple Bin shine with ‘Wood Without Worry’ battens in Spotted Gum combined with Textura Monument frames.
8. The Rise of Outdoor Education
Three case studies outline how different schools have used furniture to improve, transform and add amenity to their outdoor areas.
7. Chinchilla’s Watermelon Play Park
Rounsefell Design has specified colourful Mall Sun Lounges for the Chinchilla Botanic Parklands: a $5.9 million project spanning 4.2 hectares, for Western Downs Regional Council in Queensland’s melon capital.
6. 133m Seat in the Garden For the Future
Custom promenade seating, 133 metres long, is installed in the Garden For the Future, an extension of the Bendigo Botanic Gardens designed by TCL with Paul Thompson for the City of Greater Bendigo.
5. In Profile – Luminary Oi Choong: “Be Brave. Be Amazing. Be Worthy.”
The winner of the 2018 Marion Mahony Griffin Prize, awarded to a distinctive body of work by a female architect, Oi’s career spans the rise of women in the workplace, and of landscape architecture as a profession.
4. Brass Detailing for Canberra Light Rail
Bespoke seats and bin enclosures designed by Architectus feature brass and polished concrete. Installed in all 13 stations along the light rail that connects the fast growing area of Gungahlin, through Dickson to the City.
3. Eaglehawk Play Space
Storytelling through landscape architecture and a Banjo Paterson poem inspired this $1.3M playground designed by Gary Lantzsch from the City of Greater Bendigo. Features custom tables, Cafe Stools and a child-sized Arqua Drinking Fountain.
2. A First Look at Georges River Council’s Prototype ChillOUT Hubs
Three smart ChillOUT Hubs have been installed as part of a pilot study for the Australian Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program. A collaborative project by Georges River Council, UNSW and Street Furniture Australia.
1. Which Batten Gets Hottest?
The results of a study by our inhouse engineers may surprise you. Which material is the best choice for seats in open public spaces with hot summers? Timber? Aluminium?
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ASLA San Diego, AILA NSW and Street Furniture Australia proudly present this online event connecting landscape architects from the US and Australia. US participants (Pacific Time): Thursday February 25th, 2021 at 5pm Australian participants (AEDT): Friday February 26th, 2021 at 12pm Registrations essential via Zoom. Topic: Homifying Sydney Olympic Park Public space owners, managers and designers in the US and Australia are dealing with the impacts of Covid-19. This webinar presents an Australian case study: Homifying Sydney Olympic Park, for discussion. This Olympic precinct turned business-and-events hub has pivoted towards its growing residential population during Covid. Human-centred design methodologies have been applied to understand how to ‘Homify’ the park’s everyday spaces. The aim is to recreate the comfortable ambience of home, to support the community and local businesses. The presentation …
We’re pleased to share that the construction of our three ChillOUT Hubs is nearing completion, part of a pilot study for the Australian Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program. ChillOUT Hubs are smart, open-air community spaces. The prototype installations offer people a free, comfortable place to meet, work and play. They also enable asset managers to monitor utilities, visitation and the microclimate. For more information see our article What Is ChillOUT? The official launch will take place in February 2020. The collaborative team of Georges River Council, UNSW and Street Furniture Australia will also host a series of events including a Council Knowledge Exchange, industry hackathon and tours to site. Please register your interest with Tiffany Hoy at email@example.com Here is an update from each site. A Streetscape – Belgrave …
Said to be the largest gathering of landscape architects and allied professionals in the world, the 2019 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture took place in November. Over four days delegates came together to learn, celebrate and build relationships at the San Diego Convention Center. The Street Furniture Australia team were pleased to introduce US landscape architects to Wood Without Worry, our low-maintenance timber alternative. The Aria modular furniture system and Augmented Reality site furniture app were also on show at a well-attended PPN Explore the Floor talk. For Happy Hour we even served Australian apple cider through our Drinking Fountain, which attracted a curious crowd. Cider Fountain at Happy Hour Batlow Apple Cider, all the way from the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, Australia, was served through an Arqua …
Missed out on the 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The Square and the Park in Melbourne this month? Or ready to reminisce? Who won the Herschel suitcases? This is your festival recap. More than 400 landscape architects and public space professionals attended the Square and the Park Conference and surrounding events, curated by Creative Directors Cassandra Chilton (Rush Wright Associates), Jillian Walliss (University of Melbourne) and Kirsten Bauer (ASPECT Studios). Advocacy Hundreds of landscape architects participated in an AILA Biodiver-City Demo and Die-In Activation, protesting the loss of biodiversity worldwide and advocating for change. June Lee Boxsell, Head of Innovation and Marketing at Street Furniture Australia, spoke about our support of AILA’s Climate Emergency Declaration, our current environmental efforts and ambitious plans for the future. The Square and the …