bureau A overhauls bike into multi-level mobile live / work space
 
bureau A overhauls bike into multi-level mobile live / work space bureau A overhauls bike into multi-level mobile live / work space
nov 16, 2013

bureau A overhauls bike into multi-level mobile live / work space

bureau A overhauls bike into multi-level mobile live / work space
photo by bureau A

 

 

 

‘ta đi ôtô’ is a bicycle that has been outfitted with a seven-storey blue metal framework, functioning as a performative live/work space. conceived by bureau A, the mobile unit is a response to the densely populated and built environments of vietnam. the swiss firm integrates various platforms at each level, in different arrangements, continuously reincarnating the design’s function–perhaps serving as a vertical street food restaurant, an ephemeral house, maybe even a stage or mini-concert hall? circulating through the streets of hanoi, ‘ta đi ôtô’ is all at once a fundamental form of architecture and showpiece, serving the social needs of citizens.

 

 


‘ta đi ôtô’ making its way through the streets of hanoi
photo by bureau A

 

 


the design is a seven-storey structure
photo by bureau A

 

 


the project is a response to the densely populated and built environments of vietnam
photo by bureau A

 

 


the structure serves an ephemeral piece of architecture for living and working
photo by boris zuliani

 

 


‘ta đi ôtô’ moving through the streets of hanoi
video courtesy of bureau X
  • clever idea but Living and working? you can do neither in this piece of art.

    markjamesdesign says:
  • O.K.
    This is patently absurd.
    Not only does it boggle the mind as to why this is being featured but it equally boggles the mind why this was done.
    A waste of good internet time.

    Ron Smith says:

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