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Leg fixtures and how to choose the right fit

Urban furniture in outdoor spaces always beckon when the weather is good. These areas hold the promise of relaxation, entertaining, and overall enjoyment. Considering the outdoor environment will be subject to all weather conditions, the choice of furniture is...

Urban planner Fiona De Rosa on designing dog parks

An urban planner and a qualified dog behavior trainer, Fiona De Rosa runs Balancing Act Adelaide consultancy. Specialising in integrating companion animals into urban environments, Fiona has more than 20 years of experience in pet-friendly planning for public spaces,...

Benches or Seats – which one to go for and why?

Urban spaces are always full of benches or bench seats. The bench has evolved in many ways; it now comes in many different shapes, sizes, with armrests and backrests. Be it a park, reserve, a retirement village or an urban precinct, no urban environment is complete...

Landscape architect Peter Semple on creating play areas

Landscape architect Peter Semple is passionate about creating happy and healthy communities by integrating nature into everyday experiences. He also works enthusiastically as a nature play consultant looking to increase the developmental and educational benefits...

Karoonda uses custom Terrain shelter to project Silo art

Being part of communities and some really phenomenal projects is something we absolutely love. One such project was the Colour Up Karoonda. Karoonda raised the bar for silo art, with an Australian first combining a stunning daytime mural and evening illuminated...

Bringing shelter & seating to Toowoomba Sports Complex

Toowoomba’s Highfields fitness and recreation centre boasts a huge range of outdoor sporting fields, indoor courts, pools and fitness centres, catering for the 135,000 strong population of the historic town.  A need for greater shelter and seating options saw the...

15 years at Terrain Group

A 15-year Terrain Group veteran, Josh Gould started at the company when he was just 20. Now, at 35, he is usually on-site everyday putting up a shelter, digging up the ground for a water project or constructing a public amenities’ building. We asked him about his...

How to make urban furniture more accessible

Enjoying the outdoors is as important to the elderly and people living with a disability as it is to everyone else in society.  Be it aged care, special needs schools, retirement villages or parts and reserves; outdoor furniture like seats, table settings and pathways...

Difference between Aluminium & Timber outdoor furniture

Outdoor furniture is made of different materials, be it timber, stainless steel, aluminium, and/or synthetic wicker. Home-use outdoor furniture is quite different as compared to furniture used in parks, pavements, CBD precincts or an urban setting. Here we are talking...

Top 5 most important tips for irrigation design

Irrigation or water-based projects can be quite tricky and need careful planning, designing and implementation. Having more than 40 years of experience in water related projects across Australia, we know what it takes to achieve a successful irrigation project. There...

One Year Work Anniversary At Terrain Group

Jarryd Kelly, has been a part of Terrain Group for a year now and doing a Certification III from Tafe SA in landscape construction simultaneously. The 23 year old, was a Bakery Manager at Woolworths for about 5 years before he changed direction. On his first year...

5 Must-Have Park Products For Your Next Project

As Terrain Group offers so many products across a wide range of categories, we are often asked which products “go well” with others to create a suite that looks and functions perfectly in a particular outdoor space. Whilst the options are bordering on the infinite,...

5 tips on maintaining Aluminium Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor urban furniture needs to be strong, durable and easy to maintain. While, we understand the Australian weather conditions and work hard to manufacture easy to clean pieces, there is some amount of maintenance still required. Deterioration of the coating occurs...

Engaging Parks & Leisure VIC/TAS 2019 Conference

This was our third year attending the Parks & Leisure Australia VIC/TAS (PLA) conference. This 2 day event was held at newly upgraded  RACV Cape Schanck Resort, on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Attendees represented a excellent cross section of personnel from...

Northshore Platform: Elevating platform seating

The trend of platform style seating in our urban areas is one that appears to be gaining momentum. In malls and spaces where thoroughfare is not simply bi-directional, platforms offer a unique seating option that conventional park benches can’t. So often, when a park...

Parks & Leisure Vic/Tas Region Conference May’19

The 6th Annual Parks & Leisure Vic/Tas Region Conference is on again, and for the first time since its inception, the Victorian conference is being held outside of Metropolitan Melbourne. Terrain Group will once again be supporting the two day event, exhibiting...

Customer support at the heart of everything we do

Six months on in the role and Lindy Browne, Terrain’s Customer Support Team Manager, has begun to really hit her stride. Having been with the company nearly two years, Lindy has had the opportunity to experience a number of areas within the business, but with a strong...

Popular Outdoor Product -Monaco Seat & Table Setting

The Monaco Seat and Table Setting is one of our most popular outdoor products. It offers some unique design features, based around a more angular appearance, perfect for natural environments where native trees almost seem to mimmic the slanted legs of the table and...

NEW Sports Cantilever Shelter

The Sports Cantilever Shelter is a simple shelter system designed to cover small spaces adjacent to sporting fields, roads, tennis courts, swimming pools and the like. Available as standard in 4m x 1.8m or 6m x 1.8m, it can be customised to include standard or custom...

Why irrigation central control is fast becoming the norm.

Irrigation central control systems enable the control, monitoring and operation of multiple sites from one central location. The central control software allows the end user to set up programs and monitor numerous irrigation sites from a single PC or tablet. Most...

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