Ryder Structure designed the Janus Chairs that had been build in at Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumberland in North East England.
The Janus Chairs by Ryder Structure
Janus Chairs changed into once created as one among six sculptural shelters at Kielder Water & Forest Park, northern Europe’s most provocative man made lake and England’s most provocative woodland.
The three one portion chairs (H2.3mxW1.2mxL2.3m, H2.7mxW1.8mxL3.1m, H3.3mx W2.4mxL3.8m) may maybe well presumably just additionally be turned around toward a favourite take into story, into the solar, a long way off from the wind or toward every other to kind a family neighborhood.
They are comprised of laminated Douglas fir from the Scottish borders with polished stainless-steel backs. Facing inward they’re the closed bud of a flower, turned around outward they arrive into paunchy bloom.
On scheme, and when seen from other positions across the lake, they’re one sculpture, their a form of but linked styles providing a always altering composition counting on their relative positioning.
Dressmaker: Ryder Structure
Set up: summer season 2009
Shopper: Kielder Partnership
Structural engineer: Edward Chook Mates
Planning supervisor: Grit and Pearl
Predominant contractor: Ryder / Norbuild
Subcontractors and suppliers: Technosolutions / Northern Fabricators
Photos by Ryder Structure