Made in Brooklyn

our design for the Battery Park chair in New York

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The Battery Conservancy and NYC Parks invited designers and artists from around the world to submit their design for the new Battery Park Chairs. Sergio Mannino Studio accepted the challenge and designed a metal chair that could be easily fabricated within a few miles from the park. A structural frame provided the necessary rigid support while distributing the weight accross the base to protect the grass and the soil. The perforated laser cut mesh is designed to allow air to flow under the chair and the rain to reach the grass. It also makes it easy to lock the chairs at night. Design: S.Mannino, G.Bortolotti, M.Guandalini, G.Zuffanti
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    The Battery Conservancy and NYC Parks invited designers and artists from around the world to submit their design for the new Battery Park Chairs. Sergio Mannino Studio accepted the challenge and designed a metal chair that could be easily fabricated within a few miles from the park. A structural frame provided the necessary rigid support while distributing the weight accross the base to protect the grass and the soil. The perforated laser cut mesh is designed to allow air to flow under the...

    Project details
    • Year 2012
    • Work started in 2012
    • Work finished in 2012
    • Status Competition works
    • Type Parks, Public Gardens / Public Squares / Urban Furniture / Interior Design
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