Urban Fountains and Furniture was engaged by the Brisbane City Council to manufacture and supply balustrades based on the artwork by creative artist Pamela Denise. Part of the Council’s Urban Community Renewal Project for Kenmore, the balustrades feature a custom design that chronicles the change in travel and mode of transport along the busy stretch of road that was previously a track. The artwork depicts footprints from the Indigenous lifestyle to horse and cart, all the way to today’s frantic buses and cars that whizz along the street while still being connected to the surrounding natural beauty and wildlife.

Urban’s engagement with this project came from their extensive history of working in close collaboration with architects, artists and designers to bring their concepts to a structural reality. Urban has an impeccable reputation for producing quality custom work on unique projects within specified time and budget constraints.

The balustrades were made from 10mm flat galvanised steel bars. The unique artwork was laser cut in 8mm steel plate and galvanised and powdercoated, with a protective anti-graffiti coating completing the job.

Urban also produced BCC standard products for installation alongside the balustrading, including bench seats, stainless drinking fountains, bike racks and coloured concrete stools.