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Adhocism in Action: Shopping Cart Is Repurposed Into Lounge Chair

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Images Credit Mike Bouchet, Courtesy of Cumulus Studios It is what architectural theorist Charles Jencks called it Adhocism back in 1968: Basically it involves using an available system or dealing with an existing situation in a new way to solve a problem quickly and effectively. It is a method of creation relying particularly on resources which are already at hand. And people are still doing it. Designboom shows artist Mike Bouchet's repurposing and reappropriating of a shopping cart, turning it into "an object of leisure and design." ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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