Photo by Takumi Ota

We designed workshop furniture for Studio Renova Ring, located at a former junior high school. The workshop space has a distinct “classroom” feeling. Initially we thought it would be best to use the original school furniture, which would also be suitableforworkshop. But unfortunately it was no longer available, so we designed furniture with a distinct silhouette that reminds one of “classroom” furniture.

Legs of chairs and desks are comprised of wood and white steel pipes. White steel  and wood components seem to be independent of each other and rather ambiguous whichcomponentsare supporting seat or desktop. It is actually a hybrid structural system comprised of wood and steel.
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title :W / Workshop furniture for Studio Renova Ring
architect:Jo Nagasaka/Schemata Architects
project team:Toshihisa Aida + Kohei Hayashi
address:3331 Arts Chiyoda B111 / 6-11-14 Soto-Kanda Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
usage:workshop, office
construction:todo(interior) / neu furniture works(furniture)
floor area : 71.68㎡
photo:Takumi Ota