Michael Bernstein's Futopia

In the past we’ve seen dumpsters transformed into adhoc-ish swimming pools. Even easier to do is to turn dumpsters into giant planters, the brain child of designer Michael Bernstein called “Ten Yards of Futopia.” Imagine them scattered around a city. They’d act like mobile public parks, bringing blasts of NATURE (from gardens to forests) to urban settings. Since dumpsters come in all different sizes, the mini parks could be tailored to various spaces. We’d paint em to get rid of the ultra gritty aspect and perpetuate the new illusion: futopia…

via designboom

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2 replies on “dumpster as park, mini public park, swimming pool

  1. I love blogs…I know you put alot of work into this venture, and I am proud of you for doing it. thank you, sincerely, mary

  2. Hey, thanks so much for your words. They are a tonic!

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