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Bjarke Ingels Designs Chair Inspired By His NYC Skyscraper

Own a piece of the New York City skyline with the VIA57 lounge chair

Bjarke Ingels's Via West 57, the 450-foot high, 709-unit, tetrahedron-shaped residential building on the far west side of Manhattan will soon be move-in ready. To mark the already-iconic structure's completion, the Danish architect—former protege of Rem Koolhaas and recently named one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People—has designed a lounge chair based on its striking shape for heritage furniture company Fritz Hansen in collaboration with KiBiSi.

The plush, upholstered VIA57 features a triangular seat and a broad, angled back rest. It sits on rounded wooden legs and comes in a selection of understated hues. Originally designed for the building's lobby and lounges, the VIA57 chairs, which debuted last week, will also be available to the public, bringing the dream of owning a piece of the New York City skyline that much closer to becoming a reality.