Bench Between Pillars by Ryuji Nakamura
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Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Japanese firm Ryuji Nakamura Architects installed these vinyl hammocks in a department store in Tokyo.

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

The hammocks are suspended from the structural ceiling of an empty space.

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

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Concept

This chair has shape that the ceiling has hung down, and exists like the middle of furniture and construction.

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Please sit decisively though it might not be seen the one to sit seemingly.

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

I think that this chair begins to appear sitting, stands by the space, appears, and invents various experiences and scenes.

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Data

Title : Bench Between Pillars
Function : sheeting space

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Site : Ikebukuro Seibu Department Stores 7F, 1-28-1, Minamiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-8569, Japan
Area : 10.53m2

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Material : vinyl sheet t2.0mm(Tajima permaleum plane4060)
Completion : 24th June 2010

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Client:  Sogo & Seibu.,Ltd.
Total direction:  Sogo & Seibu.,Ltd. Construction Management Room
Director:  Masaaki Hiromura

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Design : Ryuji Nakamura Architects, charge/Ryuji Nakamura, Makiko Wakaki
Photo : Ryuji Nakamura Architects

Seibu by Ryuji Nakamura Architects


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  • Tom

    Awesome, but no idea what the explanation is talking about.

  • torokbence

    beautiful!

  • yuki

    wow, haven’t read such nonsensical “engrish” for quite some time :)

  • rek

    Please sit decisively though it might not be seen the one to sit seemingly.

  • pesce

    simple….excellent…

  • http://www.tcdc.or.th Anunta Intra-aksorn

    SO JAPANESE DNA!

  • j

    this is totally brilliant! this should be in every school and office!

  • j

    that is some serious google translate going on there.

  • a2b

    Wow… First thought the feet of the girls are a part of the seating…