Client: Straz Center for the Performing arts


  • 2016 Architizer A+Award
  • 2016 AIA Florida Object of the Year


Why sit when you can play? 

Why sit when you can play is a musical public park bench sparking community activity and social interaction through play. The bench has a unique form that encourages different levels of seating interaction. It becomes an iconic gesture that brings activity to a space. This bench was commissioned by The Straz Center for the Performing arts to help activate the Tampa river walk.

The bench has two musical sections with each section containing two octaves of notes. The "Why sit when you can play?" musical bench is one of our playable products, and can be fully customized for any space.

Click more info to see the bench in our playable product section. 

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