Gallery: Aandeboom’s Portable Tree Bench Turns Any Tree Into a Shady Se...

 
This unusual Tree Bench design comes from Rogier Marten's AANDEBOOM line, a quirky idea which takes the traditional park bench concept to another level by simply attaching it to a tree.

This clever pop-up Tree Bench was designed by Aandeboom, the Dutch team that brought us the clever P-Tree urinal. This quirky design takes the traditional park bench to another level by supporting it with a set of industrial straps, allowing it to hover over the ground while providing space for plants and grass to thrive beneath it. Designed for the Dutch city of Amersfoort, the temporary bench can be easily detached and moved to another tree, making it a useful solution for temporary outdoor seating. The design is also a brilliant way to make the most of the sunny spots in a park all year round, surprising visitors when they find it has been attached to a different nearby trunk!

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2 Comments

  1. tinker March 20, 2012 at 10:57 am

    Creative… but just hope the ants or insects on the tree wouldn’t crawl all over ur back!

  2. jubil8nt February 10, 2012 at 10:19 am

    Fun design – here’s hoping they consider the trees. If it stays in place, it will girdle the trunk.

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