Grey ceramic tile tile, new ‘pilot’ to be installed in Brisbane park
A new pilot program to install grey ceramic tiles in the Brisbane Park precinct is expected to be completed this week.
Key points:The pilot program will allow residents to use grey ceramic for outdoor furnitureThe pilot will be rolled out across the cityA $5,000 grant will be allocated to local businessesThe City of Brisbane says the pilot will provide a “green space for the people of Brisbane”The program will see residents in the precinct using grey ceramic as a primary decorative element to their outdoor furniture.
The City Council will decide whether or not to proceed with the project in the coming weeks.
Brisbane resident and former Queensland Tourism Minister Craig Brown said he was proud to see the project come to fruition.
“We’ve got the first pilot of a new type of building-like concept, so we’re very excited,” Mr Brown said.
“It’s going to help create a new amenity in the park and I’m very proud of the council, it’s a big part of the city.”
There’s a lot of different things happening in the city but we’re definitely excited.
“The pilot is expected be rolled-out across the Brisbane park precinct from July 12.
The city is expecting to have the grey ceramic panels installed by the end of July.
A $50,000 Grant will be available for businesses that want to offer their services in the grey tiles program.
Mr Brown said the pilot would be a good start for the city to see what could be achieved.”
The grey ceramic is a very special material and it has such an appeal to people, it just feels like a natural product to use,” he said.”
It will be a green space for everyone.
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