lambert kamps: pillow tent at DMY berlin 2011
lambert kamps: pillow tent at DMY berlin 2011 lambert kamps: pillow tent at DMY berlin 2011
jun 21, 2011

lambert kamps: pillow tent at DMY berlin 2011

‘pillow tent’ by lambert kamps image © designboom

based in the netherlands, designer lambert kamps presented ‘pillow tent’ at DMY berlin 2011. constructed with more than 130 connected bags of air, this inflatable tent can be used for both indoor and outdoor pop-up events. the different types of bags and the pressed air inside them give the structure its shape and strength, and its dimensions can be customized and reinstalled for temporary events such as festivals.

‘pillow tent’ at DMY berlin 2011 image © designboom

outside detail image © designboom

entrance image © designboom

inside image © designboom

internal lighting image © designboom

detail of air pouches image © designboom

air pouch opening detail image © designboom

‘pillow tent’ in use for outdoor event image courtesy of lambert kamps

‘pillow tent’ in use during evening image courtesy of lambert kamps

  • INFLATABLES are definitely interesting again – after the plastic architecture of the late 60s more and more architects rethink inflatables for the 21st century – just look at this project of some young architects:

    architectourist says:
  • Love it!

    martijn westphal says:

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