Urban Awareness

Public furnishings adopt green features to showcase environmental awareness

Implications - Recognizing a growth in sustainable living, companies in the public sector are adopting green features to showcase a sense of awareness. Transforming furnishings like park benches and public seating into areas that promote eco living, companies are seeking to not only engage consumers, but do so in a way that aligns with developing social concerns. Such public forms of expression reflect a willingness among consumers to become more involved with their community for the sake of social good.
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Eco-Friendly Turf Seating - This Grass Bench Will Remind You of Family Picnics
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Hot 9,311 Clicks Pub: Oct 28, 13
Eco-Friendly Turf Seating
This Grass Bench Will Remind You of Family Picnics
This grass bench by designer Phillippe Nigro will make you feel like you’re having a family picnic without getting grass stains on the seat of your pants. The designer incorporated lush grass... [More]
Eco Bench Seating - D-Absolute Design's Outdoor Bench Features Built-In Planters
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Warm 3,488 Clicks Pub: Jun 3, 15
Eco Bench Seating
D-Absolute Design's Outdoor Bench Features Built-In Planters
D-Absolute Design’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ model is an outdoor bench that is conceived by Dyrk Wynants. Unlike most industrial furniture that one may see at bus terminals, airports and... [More]
Inflatable Rain-Soaking Benches - The Water Bench Manipulates the Rain to Inflate the Public Chair
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Warm 6,056 Clicks Pub: Oct 10, 13
Inflatable Rain-Soaking Benches
The Water Bench Manipulates the Rain to Inflate the Public Chair
The ‘Water Bench’ is a sustainable and modular design that capitalizes on rain water to create a functional public installation while lifting the strain on centralized infrastructures.... [More]
Wave-Inspired Parks - The Krymskaya Embankment will Transform from a Highway into a Riverside Park
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Mild 1,715 Clicks Pub: Jan 17, 14
Wave-Inspired Parks
The Krymskaya Embankment will Transform from a Highway into a Riverside Park
As part of the revitalization of the Krymskaya Embankment, Russian architecture and design studio Wowhaus has created the Krymskaya Embankment project to transform a previously four-lane highway... [More]