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Perisphere

As a tribute to the bench designed by Robert Moses for the 1939 New York World’s Fair, which ultimately became the most widely used in the city, our editors commissioned the highly renowned New York landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations, the creators of the High Line in New York, to interpret and bring this icon from their city to the present day, while optimising its functionality and ergonomics.

The characteristic curved profile of the armrests endows the PERISPHERE bench with a stylistic yet robust presence. Designed to be placed in various forms of alignment by combining benches and banquettes, it may also be used individually. PERISPHERE, inspired by the name of the most ambitious building from that 1939 World’s Fair, is a modular system that can adjust to the private need of a domestic garden or to continuous use along boulevards and in parks, meaning many may be placed in alignment with or without a backrest.


Technical information
Materials and finishes
Bench structure and bench in cast aluminum EN-AC-51100 AG3 with anodized finish.
Seat and back of 90 x 30 mm slats of tropical wood with FSC Certification 100% protected with monolayer oil or 6060-T6 aluminum extrusion with anodized finishes.

*The colours shown are merely indicative and may differ from reality. (Other colours available to order).
**Consult finishes for marine environments.
Installation and maintenance
Anchorage by means of two bolts with anti-oxidation protection per structure inserted in holes previously made in the pavement, filled with epoxy resin, quick cement or similar. The elements are supplied disassembled into two components: frame and slats. Instructions, screws and anchor bolts included. It does not require maintenance, except to preserve the original colour of the wood.
Weight (Kg)
1 unit bench with backrest
Tropical wood: 42
Extruded aluminum: 35,4
1 unit bench without backrest
Tropical wood: 31
Extruded aluminum: 24,4
2 units bench without backrest
Tropical wood: 62
Extruded aluminum: 42,7
2 units bench with 1 backrest
Tropical wood: 73
Extruded aluminum: 53,7
3 units bench with 2 backrests
Tropical wood: 115
Extruded aluminum: 83
3 units bench with 3 backrests
Tropical wood: 126
Extruded aluminum: 92,2
SLATS
Wood

Tropical
FSC 100%

Extruded aluminium

Anodised

Structure
Cast aluminium

AG3 Anodised

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