Urban Furniture

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Furniture designers, STLLoftstyle, are running an interesting piece on urban furniture and other innovations aimed at alleviating homelessness in cities. Check it out here. Pictured above is Michael Rakowitz’s ParaSite Project.

“The ParaSite Project is the idea of Artist Michael Rakowitz. Essentially, the ideas was to provide portable, temporary shelter, the relies on easily accessible goods, and uses the urban environment. Rakowitz solution are these air tents made of plastic bags that provide heated shelter via the exhaust from HVAC units. You can read more about it here.”

Posted by Chris

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One response to “Urban Furniture

  1. why is this guy wearing a condom 0.o

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