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Tent Made From Inflated Airbags is a Prefab Pneumatic Gallery
Posted By Andrew Michler On November 5, 2010 @ 4:00 pm In Architecture,Art,Design,Prefab Housing | 1 Comment
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.
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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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/11/05/tent-made-from-inflated-airbags-is-a-prefab-pneumatic-gallery/new-2-99/
 Lamber Kamps: http://www.lambertkamps.com/
 Istanbul Design Weekend: http://www.istanbuldesignweek.com/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/11/05/tent-made-from-inflated-airbags-is-a-prefab-pneumatic-gallery/new-4-97/
 emergency tents: http://inhabitat.com/2010/09/17/life-cube-inflatable-emergency-shelter-sets-up-in-5-min/
 pop up pavilions: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/04/12/inflatable-bubbletecture-pavilion-popping-up-in-the-uk-this-summer/
 pneumatic tube lamps: http://inhabitat.com/?attachment_id=183148
 vision: http://www.lambertkamps.com/work/
 Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5682408/i-want-to-curl-up-and-hide-in-the-tent-made-from-airbags
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