Monday, 21 January 2008

Benches as roots...

From the MocoLoco archives: Samuel Wilkinson and Oloom recently completed work on the Arbre de Flonville, a grouping of outdoor furniture for public space in Lausanne. A steel tree provides shade and its “roots” take the form of benches beneath the wooden canopy.

Sunday, 20 January 2008

Peace benches

Volunteers in East Austin are painting 100 park benches with quotes from Martin Luther King, with the aim that people who see and sit on them will become engaged in the community and talk to one another to find solutions to challenges.

Benches in Virginia

A selection of places to sit at the VCCA: