On View> Meeting Bowls in Times Square

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Thursday, August 18, 2011
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Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

The Times Square Alliance has partnered with Spanish collaborative mmmm… as part of an experiment in urban furniture design. The result, Meeting Bowls, is a series of three over-sized semi-spherical capsules that provide seating for up to eight people. Over the course of the next month, these exaggerated forms will invite engaging social interactions along Broadway Boulevard in Times Square. Inside the bowls, there is a feature which allows one to record and share their dialogue via smartphones or laptops. Meeting Bowls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to midnight daily through September 16th.

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy Times Square Alliance)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy mmmm...)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy mmmm...)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy mmmm...)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy mmmm...)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy mmmm...)

Meeting Bowl Times Square (Courtesy mmmm...)

2 Responses to “On View> Meeting Bowls in Times Square”

  1. Angelo says:

    I can’t wait to see the homeless taking advantage of the private space.

  2. Glenn Weiss says:

    All the components of the Meeting Bowls were cut out by computer driven routers by ASCwaterjet and R&G Construction in New Jersey. Excellent work.

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