Gallery: Over 7,000 Cassettes Used to Construct Pop Up Tapehouse in Edi...

For those of us who listened to cassette tapes, seeing them evokes a hint of nostalgia and brings back a lot of memories. It is based on this premise that Emmett McNamara, an architecture student at Edinburgh College of Art, built his temporary structure out of tapes. McNamara collected over 7,000 tapes to erect Tapehouse as a way of exploring material reuse and a way to create a deeper connection with viewers. If you took the time to fully explore the tape structure, looking at all the band names would sure be a fun trip down memory lane.

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  1. gilgarza313 February 17, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    how did u get so many. Im triying to fin a lot for decoration but i still need like 800 any tips will be apreciated. tnks

  2. Emmett McNamara February 17, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    Hi inhabitat. Thank you for featuring my project. Love the site.

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