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25 Examples of Industrial Outdoor Furniture

From Grassy Bench Seating to Communal Dining Solutions

— June 4, 2015 — Art & Design
These examples of industrial, outdoor furniture range from grass-themed bench seating to communal dining concepts that are easy to customize and move around. As urban lounge spaces become more prevalent in large cities, contemporary furniture is not only being used for function but is also becoming a community-encouraging tool for urban planners and architects.

Standouts include communal, outdoor seating that encourages strangers to spark up a conversation along with dual-purpose bench concepts that are designed to double as a eco planter in both exterior and interior, public spaces.

Changing the face of industrial, outdoor furniture, these examples marry function with style and are not only used to beautify an urban environment but to also connect individuals from a particular community.

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Interlocking Mobile Benches
Interlocking Mobile Benches
'Brothers in Benches' is a Series of Benches Placed in Johannesburg
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Plaited Pipe Benches
Plaited Pipe Benches
The Meetube is Public Seating Made From Twisted Corrugated Tubes
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Circular Multi-Seated Benches
Circular Multi-Seated Benches
The Buzz Bench Brings New Style to Communal Seating
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Weight-Broadcasting Benches
Weight-Broadcasting Benches
Moscow's New Smart Benches Will Publicly Display Your Weight
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Sheltered Charging Stations
Sheltered Charging Stations
The 'Parkbench Bubble' Offers Assistance to Different Needs
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Branching Outdoor Furniture
Branching Outdoor Furniture
The Urban Tree of Lights by Beau & Bien is a Seat and Lamp in One
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Glowing Light Switch Benches
Glowing Light Switch Benches
The HIK Ontwerpers Benches Will Keep You Illuminated
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Lime-Green Urban Furniture
Lime-Green Urban Furniture
These Miki Astori 'Peanut' Tables for Driade are Funky
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Solar Bench Chargers
Solar Bench Chargers
These Boston Benches by Soofa Charge Your Tech Devices Using the Sun's Energy
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Collapsible Communal Tables
Collapsible Communal Tables
Escofet's GRASSHOPPER Range Boasts a Communal Table and Bench Hybrid
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Outdoor Tetris Furniture
Outdoor Tetris Furniture
These Playground-Oriented Furniture Pieces are Fun for Kids and Adults
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Solar-Powered Benches
Solar-Powered Benches
The Soofas in Boston Provide Public Resting Spots and Charging Stations
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Eco Bench Seating
Eco Bench Seating
D-Absolute Design's Outdoor Bench Features Built-In Planters
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Inflatable Rain-Soaking Benches
Inflatable Rain-Soaking Benches
The Water Bench Manipulates the Rain to Inflate the Public Chair
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Grassy Urban Furniture
Grassy Urban Furniture
This Eyal Soodai 'Koh' Seating System is Adaptable
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Twisted Public Seating
Twisted Public Seating
The Ribbons Bench was Designed by Cliff Garten Studio
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Playful Public Seating
Playful Public Seating
This Interaction-Encouraging Public Bench is Inspired by a Merry-Go-Round
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Unitive Y-Shaped Seating
Unitive Y-Shaped Seating
The Air Bench Can Expand in Every Direction to Accommodate More Sitters
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Customizable Public Furniture
Customizable Public Furniture
MultipliCITY by Fuseproject Incorporates Local Materials
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Playground-Inspired Furniture
Playground-Inspired Furniture
Swingers by Neulhae Cho Brings Strangers Together
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Sloping Public Seating
Sloping Public Seating
The People's Bench by Anonymous Studio is Based on Confucianism
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Stratified Public Seating
Stratified Public Seating
The Monolit Bench by Pawel Grobelny is Simple and Sculptural
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Pivoting Public Seating
Pivoting Public Seating
The Fan Bench by Wang Chunyu Splays Out to Accept More Sitters
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Configurable Public Perches
Configurable Public Perches
The Modul Bench System Can Combine Three Convenient Facilities
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Bike Rack Benches
Bike Rack Benches
The Parametric Bike Stand by Nikola Kungulovski is Doubly Functional
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