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Barn Beams + Digital Fabrication = Current Bench

Gensler’s Marc Teer discusses the design and fabrication of a sculptural bench for the lobby of Panduit’s highly sustainable new headquarters in Tinley Park, IL. Using file-to-fabrication digital technology, the team repurposed barn beams from the early 1900’s to create a contemporary, organic sculpture that is inspired by the idea of transformation.

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Marc Teer is an architect and an Associate in Gensler’s Chicago Office. Through his expertise in digital design and fabrication, Marc plays a key role in realizing some of the firm’s highest profile projects. Marc is also an adjunct assistant professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Contact him at marc_teer@gensler.com.

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