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Seating Benches for Passenger Terminals

29.12.2014

Categories: Passenger Terminals

Seating Benches for Passenger Terminals have to be provided with features according to the kind of Terminal for which they are meant.

Among this type of Benches, we can find the following:

  • Benches for Airports.
  • Benches for Maritime Terminals.
  • Benches for Railway and Bus Stations.

 

1.- Seating Benches for Airports:

Airports act as showwindows, exhibitors of the big cities. First impression the visitors will have when arriving in a city (or country) is that of the airport.

Two things are what the tourist will see for the first time,and will remind in his memmory,

  • The Passenger Terminal building.
  • The Furniture displayed there.

The Passenger Terminal is usually projected by a prestigious Architecture Studio which carries out an impressive work. Hence the importance of choosing the proper Seating Bench to furnish the terminal as it will be the first reference for the traveler.

In this sense, AERO Bench , designed by Lievore Altherr Molina , is the ideal product as beyond its exceptional design, worldwide awarded and recognized, counts on technical features very suitable for this kind of spaces:

  • Different finishings: Aluminium, Leather, fabric, wooden or polyurethane pads.
  • Different versions: With Back or backless.
  • Different dimensions (from 2 seaters-125 cm up to 7 seaters -430 cm-) with two legs.
  • Armrests positionned at any place in the bench and in several materials : Aluminium, Leather, Fabric, Wood or Polyurethane.
  • Option to have electrification on the Bench, by adding sockets.
  • Side-tables available.
  • Hardly maintenance is necessary.
  • Almost a whole life guarantee

 

Banco AERO en zona de espera del Aeropuerto de Estocolmo
AERO Bench, Stockholm Airport, Sweden

2.- Seating Benches for Maritime Terminals :

Maritime Terminals are also another show-display by which plenty of people daily passed. However, in this case the needs are slightly different although maybe, more demanding for Seating Benches.

The sea being so close, the risk of corrosion due to salinity is something to bear in mind when selecting the furniture to equip these surfaces.

We, at SELLEX, count on AERO Bench which offers whole guarantee for such a demanding environments.

In fact, materials used in manufacturing AERO bench guarantee a lack of problems caused by salinity:

  • Shell made of aluminium.
  • Legs in stainless steel.
  • Feet also in aluminium.

A variety of possibilites is given in order to meet with the needs in these premises:
  • Different finishings: Aluminium or polyurethane pads.
  • Different versions: With Back or backless.
  • Different dimensions (from 2 seaters-125 cm up to 7 seaters -430 cm-) with two legs.
  • Armrests positionned at any place in the bench and in several materials : Aluminium or Polyurethane.
  • Side-tables available.
  • Hardly maintenance is necessary.
  • Almost a whole life guarantee.

 

AERO Bench in waiting areas at Cruises Terminal in Venezia, Italy
AERO Bench at Cruises Terminal in Venezia, Italy

3.- Seating Benches for Railway and Buses Stations :

Seating Benches in Railway and Buses stations have to bear a large traffic of people and be able to resist to an intensive use without problems.

Therefore, it is important and necessary that the aesthetic of the Benches will be adequate for this surfaces, combining at the same time the resistance to a heavy and demanding use.

At SELLEX, we have a bench which has proved, along the years and after being submmitted to a hard public use to be deserved taken into account. We talk about VACANTE Bench , designed by Enric Miralles , and present at many buses and railway stations.

Once more, it is necessary to underline the different options which this bench may have;

  • Seat's depth: 511 mm or 651 mm.
  • Bench placing : Self-standing or Fixed to floor.
  • Dimensions: From 2 seaters up to any wanted length.
  • Materials: Painted Steel or Stainless Steel.
  • Hardly maintenance is needed.
  • Almost whole life's gurantee.

 

VACANTE Bench at Coína Railway Station outdoors
VACANTE Bench, Coina Railway Station, Portugal