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Posted By Matt Chapman On January 4, 2007 @ 5:35 am In Design,Green Furniture,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 1 Comment

Norman Foster aluminum chair, Foster and partners aluminum chair, Emeco Aluminum chair, 20-06 Aluminum chair, 20-06 Chair-Limited Edition, Design Within Reach [1]

Renowned British architects Foster and Partners are famous for beautifully designed green buildings [2], but did you know they do eco-friendly furniture as well? The brand new 20-06 chair is a contemporary take on the iconic 10-06 Navy chair with a sleek new form. The 20-06 remix [3] trades in the original’s machine-age charm for a more contemporary take on utilitarianism. It may be a bit cold, but is also quite elegant in its strict functionalism. The 20-06 uses 15% less aluminum and is able to be stacked 10 chairs high. Moreover, Foster and Partners [4] preserves its reputation for sustainablity with 80% of the material coming from recycled aluminum. Unlike many items made from recycled materials, however, the 20-06 is also designed to last: at least 150 years, to be precise.

$400 from Design Within Reach. [5]

+ Foster & Partners [4]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2007/01/04/recycled-aluminum-20-06-chair-by-foster-partners/

[2] beautifully designed green buildings: http://inhabitat.com/2006/02/27/fosters-green-berlin-library/

[3] 20-06 remix: http://www.emeco.net/html/products.asp?collection=20-06

[4] Foster and Partners: http://www.fosterandpartners.com/Practice/Default.aspx

[5] $400 from Design Within Reach.: http://www.dwr.com/productdetail.cfm?id=11116

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