Feb 25, 2010

A spontaneous street party in winter?

Last week Amsterdam studios DUS Architecten and Studio for Unsolicited Architecture built a dome of umbrellas around a lamp post in Rotterdam and held a party under it. 3oo people visited The Bucky Bar, made from umbrellas, it was the first in the series to be realized. The title refers to the great American inventor, Buckminster Fuller, who demonstrated how minimal energy geodesic domes could open a way to a more environmentally sustainable future. Could an umbrella dome to lead the way to a more socially sustainable future?
via dezeen.com

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