Wave benches, designed by Oculus, breathe new life into Camberwell Laneways. When the Boroondara Council looked at the dull, service-only laneways in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell, it saw an opportunity to reflect the character of a community. What it ended up with had even greater potential: a blueprint for laneways that could revitalise the wider municipality. “There is a lack of public seating in the area, so we engaged Street Furniture Australia.” An initial trial took place in Market Lane, a thoroughfare leading from Burke Road to a car park, which hosts the Camberwell Fresh Food Market from Tuesday to Saturday each week. “It started as a thoroughfare where traders and the Rotary Club wanted to do something to liven it up and make it more useful “ says Boroondara …
The NAB head office in Melbourne features custom furniture in a tranquil rooftop garden, designed by Hassell Landscape Architects. The smart roof design was a contributing factor to the building achieving a 5-star green rating. The recently completed building is a new mixed-use development that is becoming the gateway between the CBD and Docklands. This new corporate hub is owned by Cbus, who commissioned Hassell for the design. The external facade is based on a three-sided kite design implemented throughout the whole building and the landscaped rooftop. The landscape contractor Australian Native Landscapes approached Street Furniture Australia to create the screens and seating to match the kite-style design. The screens are completely custom products made of mesh wiring and stainless steel.
Craigieburn Central is a brand new shopping experience, combining the best elements of both indoor and outdoor shopping centres. Street Furniture Australia was pleased to be a part of the $330 million project constructed by Lend Lease. Working with the talented design team from Oculus, SFA manufactured their cutting-edge custom furniture designs constructed from hardwood, concrete and composite materials.