The TOP 50 designs can additionally be viewed at the Online Design Gallery, with the option to “Like” your favorite design and comment via Facebook.

In November 2013, the Finalists will be announced and full-scale prototypes of their designs will be developed by the Battery Conservancy. The winning design will be awarded USD $10,000 cash prize, and fabricated for the public’s use on the Battery Green, currently in construction.

Learn more about The Battery Conservancy and the “Draw Up A Chair” Design Competition here.
The Battery Conservancy “Draw Up a Chair” Design Competition has included J/GA’s “One-Quarter Table/Chair in their selection of TOP 50 designs. Announced by the Battery Conservancy and NYC Parks on April 30, 2013, the TOP 50 designs were selected from 679 submissions by a world-renowned jury.

The public is invited to participate by commenting online and on-site in the park. From now through October 2013 the public can view the TOP 50 designs on exhibition banner located near the Battery Green in which visitors to the park can express their opinions by texting (425) CHAIR-55.