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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

nflatable gallery, prefab building, inflatable shelter, Lamber Kamps, Pnomotic tube light [1]

A new prefab pneumatic gallery made entirely from inflatable airbags was unveiled last month by Dutch Artist Lamber Kamps [2] at Istanbul Design Weekend [3]. 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.

nflatable gallery, prefab building, inflatable shelter, Lamber Kamps, Pnomotic tube light [4]

Inflatable buildings are fairly commonly used as temporary shelters — from emergency tents [5] to pop up pavilions [6], 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 [7]. Kamps’ vision [8] seems to have no bounds, as he looks to inflate furniture, huge buildings, and even heroes.

+ Lamber Kamps [2]

Via Gizmodo [9]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/11/05/tent-made-from-inflated-airbags-is-a-prefab-pneumatic-gallery/new-2-99/

[2] Lamber Kamps: http://www.lambertkamps.com/

[3] Istanbul Design Weekend: http://www.istanbuldesignweek.com/

[4] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/11/05/tent-made-from-inflated-airbags-is-a-prefab-pneumatic-gallery/new-4-97/

[5] emergency tents: http://inhabitat.com/2010/09/17/life-cube-inflatable-emergency-shelter-sets-up-in-5-min/

[6] pop up pavilions: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/04/12/inflatable-bubbletecture-pavilion-popping-up-in-the-uk-this-summer/

[7] pneumatic tube lamps: http://inhabitat.com/?attachment_id=183148

[8] vision: http://www.lambertkamps.com/work/

[9] Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5682408/i-want-to-curl-up-and-hide-in-the-tent-made-from-airbags

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