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Space & Close/Chair / Public Seatings

Space & Close/Chair
Space & Close/Chair

Nowadays,You can always find there is not enough seats for people to use in public places. However,the reason is insufficient utilization of seats rather than the amount of people. Acquaintances tend to sit together, while the strangers often dislike sitting next to each other, since they need relatively independent space. "Space & Close"is a chair equipped with a scalable belt.Through it you can make a space partition,aiming at creating one's inner sense of security and independence,as well as a “personal-space”hint.Retract the belt when you need to be closer with your seat mate. Therefore, the design helps improve the seat utilization rate.

University

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology
Hangzhou, China

Yizhou Lu

Design

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology
Hangzhou, China

Ying Zhu,Jie Lin,Chen Ye