Meet the Designers: Pews and Perches, Autumn 2020

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Last month, the LFA revealed the winning benches for the second edition of Pews and Perches. Over the last few weeks we’ve been chatting to the designers about their designs.

Click on the videos below to hear each of the designers tell us the story behind their bench.

Alternatively, you can download the Pews and Perches self-guided walking tour by heading to our Building Sounds podcast feed via Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify Pocket Casts, or by searching for ‘Building Sounds’ wherever you normally get your podcasts.

 

 

Water Water Everywhere by Betty and Quincy  [Royal Victoria Gardens]

 

 

Ele bench by RAB Studio [Thames Barrier Park]

 

 

Rocking bench by Duncan Graham  [Thames Barrier Park]

 

 

Afloat by Ben Child and Luca Luci  [Connaught Crossing North]

 

 

The Royal Resonance by CAST  [UTC College]

 

 


 

 

You can learn about these benches from the comfort of your own home. However if you happen to be in the docks, you can find the benches by using the map below.

 

 

Second edition benches moving clockwise (dark pink):

  Water Water Everywhere by Betty and Quincy  [Royal Victoria Gardens]

  Ele bench by RAB Studio [Thames Barrier Park]

  Rocking bench by Duncan Graham  [Thames Barrier Park]

  Afloat by Ben Child and Luca Luci  [Connaught Crossing North]

  The Royal Resonance by CAST  [UTC College]

 

First edition benches from left to right (light pink):

  Royal Breath by Studio Who [dock edge in front of ExCeL]

  Roly Poly by Urban Radicals, in collaboration with Millimetre and Sanne Visser [RAD London]

  Semaphore by Parallel Collective [Royal Albert Wharf]

 

If you enjoyed this series, you may also like one of our other Meet the Designers series with the winners of the Sitting Pretty Benches, you can listen to the conversations here


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