Competition: Design Battery Park's New Chairs

Design News 08.29.12

Have a seat, the Battery Conservancy has a challenge for you. Students and professionals throughout the Americas can submit a design for a "moveable outdoor seating element" for the new Battery Green. 300 of the winning chairs will be made, and the designer gets a cool $10,000. Submissions will be accepted through October 30th.

In other news, why one art critic shops for his walls at flea markets, and parking spaces go beyond parklets. See the headlines after the jump.

Americas Design Competition: Draw Up a Chair | The Battery Conservancy
Finding Something Worthy in Every Find | The New York Times
The Next Generation of DIY Urbanism Projects: So Much Cooler Than Parklets | The Atlantic Cities

(Image: The Battery Conservancy)

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