Outdoor Architecture That Forces Interaction With Strangers

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Mar 28 2011
These public seating designs all have one thing in common--they force interaction between strangers.

From benches with sliding seats that help you get up close and personal to balancing ones that force you to work together with your neighbor to attain comfort, the public seating innovations in this slideshow aren't for the shy.