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'Urban Adapter' by Rocker-Lange Architects is Based on a Parametric Model

 - Aug 22, 2011
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Rocker-Lange Architects has designed an innovative model, called 'Urban Adapter,' for the design of public benches in Hong Kong. As its name suggests, this street seating model is based on a digital parametric model that enables the creation of various seating solutions to accommodate different parts of the city.

Thus, rather than being a standard design, each 'Urban Adapter' bench by Rocker-Lange Architects will not be the same, but dependent on specific criteria as well as specific site information and needs. According to Evolvo, the 'Urban Adapter' model's DNA structure is capable of producing a variety of unique furniture results.

Further, the model by Rocker-Lange Architects allows for different benches to have different values and functions added (although each bench will still serve primarily as a public seat). For instance, some benches will feature flower buckets, billboards or recycling containers.