Do you know that the longest bench in the world is situated in Littlehampton, UK? This bench is made out of 9,000 colored slats and measures at 324 meters. Urban design is constantly developing, and nowadays we can find tons of street furniture pieces that are often weird and sometimes truly astounding.
We gathered the most impressive examples of street furniture that you’ll definitely want to have near your house.
18. Book benches, Istanbul, Turkey
17. A letter bench, Bristol, England
16. The bench of Claude Ponti, Nantes, France
15. Sail benches, Verchères, Canada
14. The periodic table and a bench, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
13. A bench through a concrete wall, Luxembourg
12. A slingshot bench, Germany
11. Park benches made for one person facing away from each other, Finland
10. The state of the pulse at rest, Hamburg, Germany
9. A pencil bench, Kiev, Ukraine
8. A shark girl, New York
7. A whale tail bench, Santa Barbara, California
6. An upside down bench, Mexico City
5. “Have a break, have a Kit Kat,” London, UK
4. A hand-held bench, Kiev, Ukraine
3. A robot bench, Enschede, Netherlands
2. A motivational Nike bench, New York
1. A sunken observation platform, Vöcklabruck, Austria
Which of these items would you like to have on your own street? Share your opinions with us in the comments!