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shelter in a cart

jul 06, 2006
four by radu comsa from romania

designer's own words:


"Four" uses a basic, but sturdy frame that can either be hand-pushed or towed by any bicycle. Over the frame there are four plastic bins. The separate bins have many advantages beside modularity: 1. enable sorting, thus easing the deal with the recyclers. 2. one bin may be used for personal things, improving hygiene. The bins are removable or can be locked to the frame via a screwed T-type guiding. They slide outerwards, making a hardtop tent-shaped shelter. In shelter mode, lids can be locked from the inside, preventing theft. The house shape redundancy acts like a silent protest

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