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Reading Circle, Stanpit, Christchurch, Dorset

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The Reading Circle is a site-specific design for a public space at Stanpit in the coastal and urban area of Christchurch, Dorset. The design is inspired by the natural environment and creates a friendly open but secluded space for groups of people to enjoy companionship and interaction
The five curved and steam bent wooden Reed-benches making up the circle, have been carved with simple outline imagery to depict the characteristic elements of the adjacent nature reserve and natural harbour.


sitespecific, steambent, carving, reading circle, public seating


Design, Furniture, Wood, Conceptual


Reading Circle, Stanpit, Dorset
Reed Benches, Reading Circle, Stanpit, Dorset
Reed Bench Carving

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