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251 Pearl St
Somerville, MA, 02145
United States

917 775 2242

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What is a Soofa

Soofa is a solar-powered bench that provides you with free outdoor charging and location-based information like air quality and noise levels by uploading environmental sensor data to soofa.co. The smart urban furniture is developed by Changing Environments, a MIT Media Lab spin-off.

The creators behind the smart urban furniture, Soofa, are three women who share one vision: Getting you out of the homes and into a new, smarter and more sustainable city. 

Update: You can view the data of the first Soofas now

build on the chain-api 

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Charge your device

We charge your phone for free with the power of the sun.

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Sense the environment 

We check on your environment, air quality, noise and so on.

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Be informed

We upload the data we collect to this website. 


Name a Soofa

Each Soofa has a name; Hedy was visiting the White House. Franklin, Mia and Nan moved in to Boston. For the Boston installation we invite you to name a Soofa. You will be notified if your name gets on a Soofa.


Request a Soofa

We are happy to consider installing Soofas in your city, at your campus, boardwalk or playground. Please contact us with information on the location, budget requirements and potential sponsors.

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