studio proxy: world trade bench studio proxy: world trade bench
jun 28, 2009

studio proxy: world trade bench

berlin-based studio proxy transformed beijing’s world trade center into a sitting bench. studio proxy exhibited as part of the DMY youngsters exhibit at the DMY berlin design festival 09.

world trade bench the concept of world trade bench is about turning architectural shapes into furniture. it is based on a digital 3D-model from google’s 3D-warehouse online archive.

type: upholstered bench material: digital print fabric, stainless steel, foam, wooden core

dimensions: 113 (w) x 46 (h) x 32 (d) cm

detail of the bench

world trade center in beijing

3D-model of beijing world trade center II in google earth

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  • I call that ” criminal design”…

    Gllm says:
  • Out of context, in fact no context, therefore everything about it is irrelevant.

    what a waste of time and materials.

    Simon says:
  • AAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH !!!!!!! THIS IS JUST INSANE

    SUNSHINE DESIGN says:
  • i can’t say i like this, nor support the (what I think to be) theory behind it, when i was in china i know the chinese i worked with, when given a chance, really liked learning to come up with there own, original ideas & they like learning, i can’t help but feel that this is a few steps backwards, there is lots of really good, original ideas coming from Germany, why promote this one?

    tanya telford says:
  • Kinda boring and seen before. I agree with the “what a waste of material” comment.

    Where’s the creativity? The world needs good design!!!

    Tomtomtom says:
  • The Chinese seem inspired: [url=http://bbs.godeyes.cn/showtopic.aspx?topicid=372713] OMA CCTV Tower as a corner seat[/url]

    Proxy Lady says:

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