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ELE-Bench by RAB Studio,
Thames Barrier Park.

Referencing an unusual delivery of 20 baby elephants to the George V Docks in 1947, the ELE-Bench helps bring to life this moment in the docks’ history for future visitors. Inspired by the gait and rhythm of the elephant’s stride pattern, this simple, colourful bench creates a striking elephant silhouette from afar. With a comfortable seat made from cork, the design offers shelter from the wind as well as space for both back-to-back seating and for multiple family members to sit together, encouraging visitors to pause in this location.

This bench is supported by Crafted By Design, Hanex UK and Wyliewood limited and is part of the LFA's design competition Pews and Perches, a collaboration with the Royal Docks team.

ELE-Bench

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Admission / Cost FREE

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Royal Docks More Info

Address: London
E16 1LG
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