- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Massoud Hassani’s Toy-Inspired Mine Kafon Detonates Landmines in War-Torn Areas
Posted By Charley Cameron On November 24, 2012 @ 2:52 pm In carousel showcase,Disaster-proof design | 1 Comment
Massoud Hassani’s extraordinary Mine Kafon  is a giant, wind-powered, bamboo-framed, toy-inspired sphere which—with the aid of GPS—rolls over unexploded landmines and tracks the clear, safer paths that it leaves behind. Hassani developed the piece after reflecting on his childhood in Kabul, and on the toys that he and his friends played with, often losing those toys when they were carried by the wind into areas known to contain landmines.
READ MORE> 
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/massoud-hassanis-mine-kafon-detonates-landmines-in-war-torn-areas/
URLs in this post:
 Tweet: http://twitter.com/share
 Share on Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/share
 Email: mailto:?subject=http://inhabitat.com/massoud-hassanis-mine-kafon-detonates-landmines-in-war-torn-areas/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/11/tots_massoud_hassani_mine_kafon-537x357.jpg
 Mine Kafon: http://www.inhabitots.com/massoud-hassanis-mine-kafon-detonates-landmines-in-war-torn-areas-to-help-save-kids-lives/
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.