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The Rocking Bench by Duncan Graham, Thames Barrier Park.

A call for playfulness and for a bit of fun in today’s less than fun world, the Rocking Bench stands out with its bright, yellow colour, and seeks to encourage interaction while keeping people safely apart. Inspired in part by the beam scales once used in the Royal Docks to weigh imported goods, the bench uses a simple rocking motion to provide a connection for friends, family, and neighbours, but also calls out for companions for those sat alone. The bench consists of CNC cut plywood fastened together with steel rods, and was manufactured entirely within the Lee Valley.

This bench is part of the LFA's design competition Pews and Perches, a collaboration with the Royal Docks team.

The Rocking Bench

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Admission / Cost FREE

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Royal Docks More Info

Address: London
E16 1LG
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London Festival of Architecture

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