tomas moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks
 
tomas moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks
jul 09, 2014

tomas moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks

tomáš moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks
all images courtesy of tomáš moravec

 
 

 

in the city of bratislava, slovakia, czech artist tomáš moravec has fixed wheels to a standartized europallet, fitting it between existing tram lines and taking it for a spin down the street. the wooden platform — a basic feature of any warehouse — has been reinterpreted as a functioning vehicle, giving a totally new purpose to the shipping unit.

 

moravec describes that ‘the new transport vehicle brings change into the spatial perspective of a passenger in motion and generally changes the life of the city, through which the pallet can run,guided by a map of the city lines.’

 

 


using the pallet in bratislava, slovakia
video courtesy of tomáš moravec

tomas moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks
wheels installed on the bottom of the wooden crate allow it to fit within the tram slots

tomas moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks
sliding down the city streets

tomas moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks
tomáš moravec rolls down the street

tomas moravec hacks a wooden pallet to glide down tram tracks
taking the hacked pallet for a spin

 

 

h/t [core 77]

  • Can’t you feel it under your feet? Straight up sexy!

    James
  • I’d love to see him try this in San Francisco. He’ll definitely need brakes!

    joey
  • I love it !

    Susi Kristianti
  • ACES!!!!! Most splendid. Keep on riding and thinking.

    Lightmaker
  • Perfect to transport heavy goods through the city!

    Joe
  • Clever, imaginative and cute but too many words trying to squeeze every last drop of supposed genius out of something very simple and not at all practical.

    Ron Smith
  • He now needs to make a ‘tram skate’ using only one slot ..and balance.

    Fun – until the cops come. Jim

    jimCan

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