Rest area, intimate and open, the metallic bench, made up of double seat was born during the competition of the first biennal event of street furniture of La Defense launched in 2011.
This concept joins in the approach of the french company. Positioning in the heart of a resolutely contemporary vision of the public place, she suggests accompanying the projects of public spaces by offering the possibility of thinking about new atmospheres, rich in conviviality for the users.
With the KYOTO bench, the approach is not to draw another bench, " But to question the way of settling in town and in the landscape spaces, under a new angle … In the flow of urban projects, architects, landscape architects, designers draw frequently pergolae as well as benches to be settled under these ombrières which promise the freshness in the public place. Our idea was to associate these two elements in only one to reveal this obvious fact in term of use ", specifies the designer Sovann Kim.
As for the principle of sobriety, essential for the brand AREA, it finds itself in the lines of the bench composed of steel strips, arched as curves of levels, folded, assembled, with finishes which cross the time.