WiFi Internet station in Paris – innovative, technical progress
The French designer Mathieu Lehanneur has created in Paris Wi-Fi stations where people sit down, their notebooks use or are looking for local information on a big-screen.
ESCALE Numérique by Mathieu Lehanneur
The project is called Escale Numérique, which translates digital break means. It won the competition for the design of street furniture, that establish a connection to the underground fiber optics network. His aim was to secure a connection to the network to residents and visitors who have no mobile Internet and go past.
Digital outdoor breaks
Swivel chairs made of concrete with corresponding tables for the notebooks are located under the lower roofs and a large digital Bill Board reported about the city and the news there. This is especially important, which have no mobile Internet or notebook it.
to secure a connection to the network
If you look at this from the terraces above, it looks like a green garden.
A bunch of wooden legs that look like tree trunks that support the Green ceiling
The project was developed in collaboration with the Agency for JCDecaux outdoor advertising
JCDecaux and Mathieu Lehanneur have won the contest by Mairie de Paris, which was actually dedicated to the smart furniture. The success project was Escale Numérique, a connected Internet haven for rest breaks, is accessible to all.
Haven for rest breaks
Being at the Rond-Point des Champs-Élysées, Escale Numérique “Visible form” of the hypogeum Glasfaserinfrastrutktur provides. These now provided the capital in a similar manner as the Wallace fountains that provide the inhabitants of Paris since the end of the 19.Jahrhunderts with water running beneath their feet.
Innovative furniture design – streets architecture
ESCALE Numérique makes it possible to access from a public service of the high speed WIFI all”
For his first urban project, Mathieu Mathieu Lehanneur developed a shelter with a roof covered with plants, such as a “garden looks, which rises above some a few tree trunks”. Continue to this construction should have greatest, no matter whether viewed from above or from below.
Wear solid concrete armchairs are equipped with plugs and they have small tables where you sit on or on which you can put a book or a PC.
A wide touch screen provides current information on the services in the city
the concrete chairs are equipped with plug
A wide touch screen provides current information on the services in the city: catalogues, news and detailed information on tourists and visitors who don’t have the mobile Internet.
ESCALE Numérique is the forerunner of a new kind of urban architecture, where the virtual world determines the social reality and thus helps that life easier “flows”.
A new kind of urban architecture
Tough, solid concrete Chair
A shelter with a roof covered with plants