As a continuation of my original post on this subject, here are some unique outdoor seats that I’ve come across (both on location and online). It’s always a pleasure to see furnishings in the landscape that are custom-designed and out of the ordinary.
Curvilinear series of stone/metal seats and bollards at the Federal Reserve Plaza in Boston – These also appear to serve as a security measure, keeping vehicles away from the building.
Temporary installation in Boston (2013) – part of a series of art benches along the Fort Point Channel
Wooden seat wall with attractive pattern in downtown Boston
Tile seating in Rio de Los Angeles State Park, California. Photo credit: Laurie Avocado
Double-sided bench designed by architect Zaha Hadid, located in the Dallas Museum of Art’s sculpture garden. Photo credit: Alfred Essa
“Tourist Trap” – temporary seat in Belfast, Maine, 2014
“The Greeter” – temporary seating in Belfast, Maine, 2014
“Stumped” – temporary seating in Belfast, Maine, 2014
All photos not credited otherwise were taken by Alice Webb.
Photos by others were obtained from Wikimedia Commons.