Phytobench: Public Seating That Repairs Damaged Ecosystems

by , 07/21/10

green design, public seating, eco furniture, green furniture, green space,

The “Phytobench” is a dynamic public seating element made of milled, recycled lumber that actively grows plant communities to repair damaged soil ecosystems. Designed by SoftRigid, the multi-tasking bench serves to restore the natural landscape and serves as eco-friendly seating on which to rest weary behinds. And we’re not the only ones who think so – “Phytobench” recently earned an honor award at the 2009 Seoul Design Olympiad.

+ Soft Rigid

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