Voith & Mactavish Architects on using the 111 Navy chairs at Millbrook School NYC - “Many of our educational institution clients are enthusiastic about sustainable design measures like the 111 Navy Chair, because their commitment to environmental sustainability flows naturally from their mission to educate future generations”, says Daniela Holt Voith AIA, LEED AP, founding principal of Voith & Mactavish Architects.
The University of Rochester, NY is one of Americas top-tier research universities with more than 2,000 faculty and 9,300 students. The Danforth Dining Hall at Rochester by Mancini Duffy architects features more than two hundred 1006 Navy Chairs made of 80% recycled aluminum and 111 Navy Chairs in Charcoal made of recycled Coca-Cola bottles. For more images visit the Rochester student life galleries
Sir Terence Conrans 80th birthday is celebrated this year with a major exhibition called The way we live now at the Design Museum London, exploring the impact and legacy of the eighty-year-old designer. Emeco is delighted to be featured with the Navy chair, a proud Conran Classic. Visit the exhibition before 4th of March 2012!
Emeco is happy to announce the opening of the MUSE School in California this month! The “local, global and green” school was selected for the donation of this years Emeco 2111 Prize. The 2111 No Waste Prize is an annual award given to the project taking the highest amount of waste out of the landfill, encouraging projects with an educational commitment to a sustainable world. This year the Prize went to JAC Motors in Brazil and the project run by the architect Marcello Maksoud. Read more about MUSE School here … http://www.museschool.org/, LA Times, Daily News
Superbrands London 2011 featuring the 111 Navy chair at the The Boiler House, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London. The events took place during the London Design festival in September where architects, designers, retailers, press and public was able to see innovative products and concepts, alongside an extensive daily talks programme. Read more on …superbrandslondon.co.uk/ or www.facebook.com/SuperbrandsLondon
Designed by Conran Architects, the new Dining Hall at Bryanston school in Dorset UK is brighter, warmer and more welcoming with natural wood flooring and complementary shades of grey and white. The chairs used in the main Dining Hall are the Emeco 111 Navy Chair based on a design first commissioned in the 1940’s by the US Navy. The Dining Hall plays an important part in Bryanston life, serving over 2,300 meals a day to hungry pupils and staff. “We are delighted at last to have a dining facility that matches the quality of the school’s famously good food.”
We love our Emeco Fans! Take a look at the brilliant use of a design icon - the original brushed aluminum Emeco 1006 Navy chair, designed in the 1940’s, starring in The Modernist by Tyler Temple Higgins. On why Tyler chose the 1006 Navy Chair he just said ““I love Emeco chairs, I really don’t know why, I just do”