Street Furniture As Sustainability Intervention
Danish designer displays how objects can offer moments of socio-political inquiry.
When we think about sustainability, socio-political interventions do not necessarily come to mind. However, at the time of the global climate summit in Copenhagen, many Danish designers were looking for how their ideas could intervene in the political process. Enter Sofie Alexandrine Kjaergaard‘s Speaker’s Chair.
Designed as both a chair and pedestal, the dual role of this object aimed at igniting conversation during public assemblies:
Created during her studies at the Danish architecture school in Aarhus, the Speaker’s Chair was designed to generate dialogue during the climate summit held in Copenhagen last year.