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The Missing Link

Link marks a new opportunity for designers to achieve the scalability, elegance and creative freedom of custom, one-off site furnishings with the added value and simplicity of off-the-shelf solutions. Its uniquely adaptable design and modular components easily accommodate the design and nuances of any given site, both physically and aesthetically. Its dramatic, modern aesthetics and virtually limitless configurations allow it to adapt to a diverse range of landscape and application.Key options include the inline or piano key orientation of the wood slats on the seats and backs, which allow for straight, mitered, arced or even serpentine arrangements. Two different radii for the arced piano k

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Human-Friendly Outdoor Compartmentation

Created as a means to help employers get their people outside for better biophilic experiences, in this time of healthcare improvisation, converting parking structures and tents to field hospitals to meet the surge of the COVID 19 virus, That said, don’t overlook the outdoors as a place to work more regularly—even with screens—Landscape Forms’ latest collaboration with Kem Studios the “Upfit” system may work well as a means of creating more human friendly partitioning.Essentially, Upfit is an adaptive structure allowing 100% naturally ventilated outdoor rooms that are equipped with power, light and semi-private partitions that could also include write-on b

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Looking Great at 50

Celebrating 50 years of designing solutions for outdoor environments, Landscape Forms introduces Generation 50, a line of benches and litter receptacles that according to Chief Creative Officer Kirt Martin, takes the best of the company’s classics and “interprets them in new ways and with new technologies. “In a sense, this line represents the second generation of Landscape Forms’ original products,” adds chief designer Robert Chipman, the nephew of John Chipman Sr., who founded the company in 1969. “We’re connecting our history to our future.” 

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Connecting People, Technology and Nature

The GO OutdoorTable brings integrated solar power to support formal and informal activities, individuals and groups, in a variety of postures. GO has a sleek and simple profile, a smooth, flat top that provides an ideal surface for writing, and rounded edges that offer a comfortable perch.

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Connect and Ride

Landscape Forms’ Connect 2.0 shelter is the result of a partnership between BMW Group Designworks and Landscape Forms design for Metro 40, a collection of streetscape and transit elements. The minimalist aluminum structure complements surrounding architecture with on- or off-the-grid layered LED lighting that offers a welcoming and visually comfortable experience. The ADA-compliant shelter is available in two sizes, and with multiple tempered glass and open panel configurations. Tempered glass, honeycomb aluminum panels, and aluminum louvered roof options create unique design statements that also address site requirements and climate conditions.

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Get an [Outdoor] Life

Mounting scientific evidence suggests that unplugging from our electronic screens and plugging-in to nature may prove key to maintaining creativity, productivity and vitality—even sanity. In fact, an anecdotal study published in the Journal of Environment and Behavior, researchers found that immersion in natural settings correlated with enhanced cognitive performance—but only when subjects were free of screens and smart devices. Perhaps, it’s a matter of concentration/distraction, but it’s safe to say giving humans the benefit of nature is a good thing, even if it is just allowing easy access to the outdoors. Micro-events in biophilia, just a five-minute stroll, or a

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Urban Skyline

The strikingly original Skyline light, from global partner Santa & Cole and designed by Antoni Rosell√≥, is an LED pathway light that brings international style with dramatic flair to lighting for architectural settings. A simple flat rectangular painted volume punctuated by a “window of light,” extends a warm welcome, defines the edges of spaces and pedestrian walkways, and signals wayfinding. It illuminates a footpath, stairway, and architectural elements, and provides opportunities for layered lighting. Skyline is available in two sizes with “windows” at different heights for ground applications, is manufactured of structural steel, and finished in bold red, blu

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