KI have provided Strive chairs tailored with upholstered seat pads for the recently built teaching facilities at University College Birmingham. The client required a volume of KI Strive chairs for the 7,592 sqm building spread over four floors which accommodates for 2,500 students as well as staff.
The building, located on Charlotte Street and Holland Street has a wide range of small and large teaching rooms featuring the latest audio and visual learning technology, two lecture theatres designed to seat 125 persons including a 250 person lecture theatre. There is also a dedicated Postgraduate centre 24-hour flexible learning centre and a 200 seat cafe with outdoor seating. Students can interact and enjoy much more social learning & breakout spaces around the building as well as the external landscaping.
About Strive seating
The stackable Strive seating collection from KI, designed by Giancarlo Piretti, is a wide family of simple, elegant, comfortable chair designs which are also available in a wide choice of polypropylene colours. All have a unique, flexible back with a wire rod inserted into the polypropylene to encourage movement and relaxation. The back curve provides lateral support and the contoured seat dissipates pressure points. The KI seating collection meets the stringent requirements of Indoor Advantage Gold (from SCS Global Services) and is ideal for providing solutions for business, education and healthcare sectors.