Gallery: Projecto Kombi: People-Powered Cardboard Flintstone Van Hits t...

 
Strolling through the concrete sprawl of São Paulo, the rhythmic drum of feet hitting the ground can be heard as this playful people-powered camper van approaches. Dubbed Projeto Kombi, the eco-conscious art installation is made from a wooden frame encased by large sections of cardboard that are simply and realistically painted, and constructed in life-sized proportions. Designed by São Paulo-based ‘ocupeacidade’, the papercraft VW is a self-proclaimed “urban intervention” amidst the polluted and traffic-laden streets of the city.

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  1. Richard Wise March 22, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    This is positively the best way to see a city. And in London, you’ll travels far faster than public transport and make more friends.

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