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Spine seating system / urban seat

Spine seating system
Spine seating system

Spine Urban Seating System is a design proposal that demonstrates the idea of adaptation to future use.
It was designed for large public spaces with a big flow of people, such as train stations.

The spine-like system is meant to show the same movement and structural flexibility as a spine.

It’s configured by choosing between three connection modes (straight, convex, concave) and four seating modules (arms, legs, back, seat). Allowing adaptation to the current use and re-adaptation for future or different needs by taking advantage of the modular system of construction.

A seating system, modular and mutant, can change in form and length.

Design

Ferreira, Patricia

Ferreira, Patricia
Massamá, Portugal