Personal tools
log in | join | help

Adhocism in Action: Shopping Cart Is Repurposed Into Lounge Chair

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by last modified May 04, 2011

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





welcome to our open house

"I'm looking for housing that is affordable, and modern. I know there must be innovative, well-designed housing out there. I just can't seem to find it!" —Tracey R., from the Dwell discussion board


Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.