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NSW Landscape Technical: Get Your Designs Manufacture Ready

NSW Landscape Technical: Get Your Designs Manufacture Ready
AILA’s new Landscape Technical CPD sessions provides a forum for presentation and exhibition of industry information in an educational and inspiring format. The sessions offer landscape architects the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and research from Australia’s leading suppliers in one jam-packed session.


Presentation 1: Designing and Selecting Outdoor Exercise Solutions for People of all Ages

Presenter: Harri Makela, Managing Director - Lappset Australia 
Children and the youth have different needs and expectations for physically active outdoor spaces and the same applies to working age adults and our more senior citizens. Demographics are changing and so are our children’s waistlines; but are our design considerations? Learn about the wide variety of options available today for public spaces that promote physical activity.

Key learning outcomes:

  • to describe the main differences in design of traditional adults’ exercise equipment and that of seniors’

  • to describe considerations for maximisation of exercise park patronage

  • to explain how to cater for a wide range of demographics


Presentation 2: Designing to Manufacture
Presenter: Michelle Herbut, Project Manager: Custom Product Sales - Street Furniture Australia 

An industrial design session for landscape architects where you will discover the key steps in creating your own street furniture products ready for manufacture. This workshop will get you thinking about all aspects of designing street furniture including cost, risk minimisation, assembly, transport and maintenance.

Key learning outcomes:

  • to understand what materials and finishes are best for the external environment and why

  • to discover the most appropriate techniques for both mass and custom manufacturing

  • to learn key considerations and practical tips for designing for the outdoors


Date: Thursday 19 March

Time: 12.30 - 2.00pm

Venue: AECOM, 420 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Cost: FREE for AILA members, $40 for non-AILA members

Light lunch will be served.
CPD points: 1.5

This event is supported by:


3/19/2015 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
AECOM Offices, 420 George Street SYDNEY NSW 2000

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