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Andrew Michler

Tent Made From Inflated Airbags is a Prefab Pneumatic Gallery

by , 11/05/10
filed under: Art, Prefab Housing

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A new prefab pneumatic gallery made entirely from inflatable airbags was unveiled last month by Dutch Artist Lamber Kamps at Istanbul Design Weekend. Inside the inflatable tent was a collection of Kamp’s puffed-up furniture and lamp designs, while outside the artist cooked up waffles for the visitors. Apparently these quirky but handy little shelters are for sale as well — for a cool 10,000 Euros.

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Inflatable buildings are fairly commonly used as temporary shelters — from emergency tents to pop up pavilions, and now for gallery spaces. The funky design is made from ‘pillows’ sewn and inflated to make a double dome. Guests at the event were invited to come in and relax a spell with a Belgium waffle and admire the inflatable furniture and pneumatic tube lamps. Kamps’ vision seems to have no bounds, as he looks to inflate furniture, huge buildings, and even heroes.

+ Lamber Kamps

Via Gizmodo

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  1. NiceModernArt November 6, 2010 at 6:31 am

    That is a great idea to get some indoor space if you are in a hurry and have no time to wait for a building to become available.

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