Following on from the hugely popular series of benches installed across Cheapside and the City of London as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2018, The London Festival of Architecture and Cheapside Business Alliance have collaborated once again to select five design teams to create a series of one-off public benches during the London Festival of Architecture in June.
The project will showcase emerging design talent and offer imaginative places for people to rest amidst the bustle of their city surroundings, while promoting the Cheapside district of the City of London as a great place to live, work and visit. Each team was selected for their ability to bring a fresh perspective on enlivening Cheapside’s urban environment, with a vision for public furniture fit for a festival.
The five winning teams are:
- Anna Janiak Studio
- Delve Architects
- Sarah Emily Porter in collaboration with James Trundle
- ASTRAIN STUDIO
- Armor Gutiérrez Rivas